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Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

Building on their strong liberal arts foundation, students of accounting will pursue proficiency in both accounting and business administration. The curriculum is designed to satisfy the needs of individuals interested in management accounting and earning their Certificate of Management Accounting (CMA), in public accounting and sitting for the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) exam and in attending graduate school. Students achieve proficiency in the use of analytic techniques for defining and solving a variety of accounting and management problems at the same time that they refine their communication skills. Students should graduate with an appreciation for and dedication to the social and ethical responsibilities of an accounting or financial manager.

Ursuline College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
  • Bachelor Degree of Arts in Business Administration with majors in Accounting, Business Administration and Marketing.

IACBE Annual Report

Accounting Fact Sheet

Accounting Certificate

In addition to the bachelor's degree program in accounting, Ursuline College also offers a certificate program in the field. Students can earn the certificate by completing seven courses, including financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, tax accouting, and auditing.

Gainful Employment Certificate Programs 
Federal regulations require institutions to disclose to prospective and current students certain information about Gainful Employment Programs. A "Gainful Employment" program is a certificate program that leads to gainful employment in a recognized occupation. Ursuline College currently offers some certificate programs that meet the Gainful Employment definition. Information about the certificate programs, including related occupations, graduation rates, median loan debt for program completers, on-time completion rates and other pertinent facts is available on the following documents and on the specific academic program’s web page.