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Bachelor's of Science in Accounting

The University of Phoenix’s bachelor’s of science degree in Accounting hopes to offer its students a foundational introduction and orientation to the world of finance and accounting. The University of Phoenix’s program provides a curriculum that gives students the knowledge and tools to learn the general competencies necessary for a career in finance, but it also impresses upon its students the importance of being immersed in business ethics. Some of the courses offered in this bachelor’s degree in Accounting program include business communication for accountants, management theory, organizational theory, financial accounting, corporate taxation, cost accounting, contemporary auditing, and more. The goal of the program is for its graduates to be able to analyze complex financial data; use financial synthesis to help inform important business decisions; understand legal issues and ethical dilemmas in the field; and effectively communicate accounting principles to larger audiences.  The bachelor’s in Accounting from the University of Phoenix can be earned 100 percent online, making it a good choice for non-traditional students. 

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. Notice is a Commission sanction indicating that an institution is pursuing a course of action that, if continued, could lead it to be out of compliance with one or more Criteria for Accreditation. An institution on Notice remains accredited. At the end of the Notice period, The Higher Learning Commission Board of Trustees may remove the sanction, place the institution on Probation if the identified concerns have not been addressed, or take other action. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission,

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

The University’s central administration is located at 1625 W. Fountainhead Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85282-2371. Online campus: 3157 E. Elwood St., Phoenix, AZ 85034

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Degree Category: Business > Accounting > Bachelors
Degree Subject: Accounting Degree
Degree Level: Bachelor's