Are you an entrepreneur who wants to learn the right business skills to start your company off right? Perhaps you want a competitive advantage in the job market as you pursue a leadership position in the business field. Adding an Accounting minor to your undergraduate major at the University of Central Missouri gives you the skills you need to do just that.
At UCM, we understand that to be successful in business, you need more than just leadership skills and industry knowledge. You also need to understand how a business works, so you can apply your ideas based on their impact on the bottom line. An accounting minor helps you achieve this to improve your managerial decision-making and position you as an influential leader.
A powerful undergraduate program recognized for excellence
Through a combination of in-person, online and hybrid courses, learn accounting skills from expert faculty who are all certified professionals in their fields. In fact, the AACSB recognized our program’s quality with an additional accreditation above what UCM’s School of Business already holds. This reflects our commitment to high standards for our program courses, student outcomes and faculty qualifications.
AACSB-accredited program since 1995
100% of faculty are licensed professionals
Ranked by US News and Work Report as a Midwest Region Top Public School
Forbes has named UCM as one of the 2021 America's Top Colleges
Undergraduate Accounting minors take courses that teach vital information about the business field. This includes the tools and framework to understand financial statements, accounting reports and tax information. These skills set you apart from other job candidates who don’t have the same background in business.
On top of that, you’ll gain a better understanding of how your own personal finances work, which prepares you for financial stability and future success.
UCM's Accounting minor includes the following courses:
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration students can earn the minor in Accounting in as few as 15 credit hours due to course overlap.
As an Accounting minor at UCM, many opportunities are available to apply your skills outside the classroom.
As an Accountancy minor, any field is open to you. Give yourself a competitive advantage over other job candidates who don’t understand the financial aspects of how a business works. Accounting skills also make you more competitive for leadership roles within an organization because of your ability to contextualize your business decisions based on their financial impact.
UCM’s minor in Accountancy can also help you start your own business, if you’re pursuing the path of entrepreneurship. The accounting, tax and financial skills gained prepare you to start your company off with a strong monetary foundation.
Jobs for Accounting minors
Explore the interactive tool below to learn more about professional opportunities, salaries and types of jobs available to students completing a minor in Accounting.
We want everyone who wants a college education to get one. To that end, the University of Central Missouri provides you with a wide range of options to help you finance your undergraduate education and put your degree — and the Accounting minor — within reach. This is one of the reasons that LendEDU recognized the University of Central Missouri as a top-ranked university for low student debt.
Some undergraduate programs also offer scholarships exclusively to students in their fields of study. Explore the financial assistance options listed on your primary major’s webpage for more information about the scholarships available to you, even as an Accounting minor.
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