Accountants are financial specialists involved in all areas of business. With a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accountancy from the University of Central Missouri, you’ll be a professional who could work with individuals, companies of all sizes, government agencies and nonprofit organizations.
Companies and organizations across the country seek out and hire our Accounting majors. With a UCM Accounting bachelor’s degree, our students often have their choice of multiple high-salary job offers.
AACSB-accredited Bachelor of Accounting degree
The University of Central Missouri Accounting program holds prestigious accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This means we meet the highest standards for our program curriculum, learning outcomes and faculty qualifications. With an accredited Accounting bachelor’s degree from UCM, you’ll show employers you graduated from a top-quality program and have the knowledge and skills to do your job well.
A Bachelor of Accounting degree on your time
UCM offers students who major in Accounting a mix of in-person, hybrid and online classes, with full-time and part-time program options.
AACSB-accredited program since 1995
24:1 student-to-faculty ratio
Employers recruit and hire UCM graduates
Specialized faculty mentor program
Accelerated master’s path available
The University of Central Missouri’s Bachelor of Accounting degree program curriculum prepares you to be career-ready upon graduation. As a major in Accounting, you’ll take undergraduate courses in financial accounting, individual and corporate tax law, accounting information systems and managerial accounting. Other courses you could take include:
Classes taught by diverse and experienced faculty
All program faculty hold licenses as CPAs, CMAs or attorneys and bring extensive real-world experience to the program and classroom. They regularly publish in accounting and academic journals and attend academic and professional conferences for school of accountancy professionals.
As an Accounting major at the University of Central Missouri, you’ll get real-world experience and preparation for your career, even before your first job in accounting:
Once you’ve graduated, what opportunities might you find for jobs with an Accounting degree? Our graduates go on to work for public accounting firms, small companies and corporations in private accounting, nonprofit organizations and government agencies.
Our faculty members maintain contacts throughout the industry, including with the Big 4 accounting firms and local, regional and international companies. Wherever you want to go, we help make it happen.
Opportunities for a job with an Accounting degree
Learn more about what your job will look like with an Accounting degree. Our interactive tool below covers salary potential, job growth and more.
The University of Central Missouri ranks among the most affordable universities in the country. Still, we know financing your education can be a challenge. That’s why we offer several options to help you pursue a UCM Accounting bachelor’s degree.
In addition to resources available to all UCM students, you may qualify for numerous scholarships for Accounting majors, such as:
You can learn more about program-specific scholarships with the UCM Scholarship Finder.
Take your degree further.
Many of our undergraduates choose to pursue a master’s degree at UCM to enhance their Accounting bachelor’s degree and deepen their accounting skills. In fact, we offer an accelerated path that allows you to pursue your BSBA and MA degree at the same time while at UCM.