Accounting majors at University of Mary Washington know their business and find jobs keeping track of it. A recent U.S. News and World Report article put this lucrative profession in the top 20 top-paying jobs. If you’re into spreadsheets, accounts receivable, and audits, check out our bachelor’s degree.
Students majoring in Accounting who complete all requirements earn the degree of Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Administration.
Areas of Study
Core business courses will give you a solid foundation for major-specific offerings including Accounting for Managers, Business Law for Accountants, and Auditing.
More than 166,000 new job openings will be created in accounting by 2022, according to the U.S. Labor Department. A bachelor’s degree in accounting will prepare you for a variety of public, management, government, and internal accounting positions. Work with individuals, nonprofit groups, small businesses, and large corporations on financial planning, payroll, taxes, and auditing.
The College of Business recognizes that internships not only help students develop academically, they contribute to the real-world experience and form connections that can lead to careers after graduation. The COB maintains a list of local internships that require business and accounting knowledge.
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The accounting major requires 12 prerequisite credits, 30 core business credits, and 18 credits in upper-level accounting courses.
The College of Business offers multiple scholarships for qualified students.