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Accounting, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Mission, KS, United States
The Accounting major at Alcorn State University offers a balanced, intellectually vibrant field of study. The baccalaureate program provides the requisite accounting skills for entry-level positions in the practice of public accounting, in industry, financial services, government and in business more generally. 
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You will also be prepared at Alcorn State University for graduate study in accounting, and in fields related to business professions such as the law. More broadly, you will be prepared for success in a constantly evolving world economy. 

Key facts:

Accounting program Goals (PGs):

  • Graduates will be knowledgeable in the concepts and language of the functional areas of business with a focus in the study of accounting.
  • Graduates will be effective oral and written communicators.
  • Graduates will be critical and analytical thinkers.
  • Graduates will be able to integrate business knowledge to develop solutions to business challenges.
Student Learning Objectives (SLOs):
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts and principles of business by correctly answering questions in the areas of accounting, business law, economics, ethics, finance, information technology/systems, international business, management, marketing and quantitative methods.
  • Produce business oriented written and oral presentations using personal productivity software and presentation tools.
  • Demonstrate critical thought and analysis by articulating solutions to business challenges through the application of integrated business knowledge.
  • Appreciate ethical and legal constructs and situations in business environments.
  • Understand the global implications of contemporary business.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications for admission are accepted any time during the calendar year. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Accounting Information Systems 
  • International Business 
  • Business Admin Comprehensive Seminar 
  • Principles of Finance 
  • Principles of Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

You must have the following items on file in the Office of Admissions in order for your application to be processed:

  • Application for Admissions (signed)

  • ACT/SAT Scores (Freshmen only)
  • Appropriate final Transcripts (High School or College)
  • Immunization Records (MMR)
  • Photocopy of Social Security Card

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3645 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3645 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Mission

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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