Business Administration Comprehensive, BS (Accounting)
Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Comprehensive with a concentration in Accounting
Why Pursue This Program
The online Business Administration Comprehensive, BS (Accounting) program is designed to equip students with the expertise and credential necessary to enter the accounting profession successfully.
Through experiential learning and industry-focused faculty, students will gain preparation for the changing global economy.
Students of this program gain skills to:
- Examine financial statements to ensure that they are accurate and comply with law and regulations
- Compute taxes owed, prepare tax returns and ensure that taxes are paid properly and on time
- Assess financial operations, identify risks and challenges and make best-practices recommendations
Accountants play a vital role in organizational strategic planning by supplying relevant financial information. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow at a rate of 4%, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Globalization, a growing economy, and a complex tax and regulatory environment are expected to continue to lead to strong demand for accountants and auditors.
Career paths may include:
- Certified Public Accountant
- Financial Analyst
- Management Accountant
- Tax Accountant
- Financial Accountant
What's it like to take a program online?
Quality learning experience
The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.
Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.
Service you expect from a leading University
Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.