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Bachelor of Science inAccounting

Program Details:

  • Credit Hours: 54
  • Course Length: 7 weeks

This program can be taken:

  • On Campus
  • Online

Accounting

Offered in a blended format, Concordia’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting program consists of 54 credit hours that students can complete through on-campus and online courses. Students learn to gather, record, analyze and communicate financial information for individuals and organizations.

Curriculum Overview

Overview

The accounting profession means more than just numbers. Accountants keep financial data and information that preserves the financial health of businesses and organizations. This career path requires a strategic approach to problem solving and a comprehensive understanding of industry trends, rules and regulations. Accountants maintain budgets and other financial records, including tax documents.

Concordia’s B.S. in Accounting program builds on a core business education foundation, which prepares students for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certifications.

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ECO-102 - Microeconomics

This course will illustrate the dynamic integration of America within the global economy by focusing on the microeconomics issues such as the role of multinational corporations, antitrust policy, and strategic trade policy. The course will first introduce students to basic microeconomics theory such as market structure (perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, and oligopoly), factor markets, the role of government in the global economy, welfare reform, environmental policy and trade, and exchange rate policy. The course will then illustrate the global dimensions of domestic microeconomics policy. (Prerequisite: ECO101)

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Requirements

  1. Apply Online
  2. Submit official transcripts from the regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 based on a 4.0 system.
    • If you have attended a MNSCU college or university we also ask that you provide an official accompanying DARS or MnTC goal area worksheet.  Concordia accepts completed goal areas.
    • If you have less than 20 college credits completed, you will need to submit your official high school transcript as well as any college level courses you have taken.
    • If you have not taken any college level courses and have graduated from high school in the last three years, you will need to submit your official high school transcript as well as your official ACT or SAT scores.

*120 credits need to be completed to earn bachelor’s degree

Technology Requirements

Students enrolling in an adult undergraduate program must have access to a computer that meets Concordia University’s technology requirements. Contact Concordia’s Help Desk at helpdesk@csp.edu or (651) 641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

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Proven Results

Concordia’s online and on-campus programs deliver relevant skill sets and real-world career outcomes for professionals in a variety of fields and industries.

95% 95% of CSP grads receive job offers within one year of graduation.

*First Destinations survey administered by Concordia University, St. Paul

$57,736 Highest average salary among MN private school grads (bachelor’s) four years after graduation.

*salary data source: mnedtrends.org

44% CSP graduates earn 44% more than the national average.

*Graduate earning data source: collegescorecard.ed.gov

Career Potential

A B.S. in Accounting from Concordia University, St. Paul prepares students for accounting careers in business settings, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Employment prospects are positive in the field of accounting according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Accountant and auditor job growth should reach 16 percent by 2018, which equates to over 190,000 new jobs in the field. The BLS reports that accountants and auditors earn an average of more than $61,000 annually. Enrolling in an accounting program can position you for diverse career opportunities in the financial sector, including:

  • Buyer
  • Corporate Accountant
  • Credit Analyst
  • Import and Export Agent
  • Loan Officer
  • Treasurer

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Concordia University, St. Paul online provides an affordable educational choice for adult learners. Concordia online offers program credits at a competitive rate.

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