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Our highly ranked Accounting program provides you with the building blocks you’ll need to analyze, interpret and communicate financial information. Through our rigorous curriculum, you’ll develop skills in critical thinking and problem solving, as well as a foundation of knowledge in management, finance, marketing, business law and technology, while preparing to sit for the CPA exam. As you earn your bachelor’s degree in accounting, you’ll also acquire tools and skills for job interviews, résumé writing and career management.
You will learn from professors who have served as accounting executives, chief financial officers, controllers and internal auditors for major corporations. They bring a wealth of real-world experiences into the classroom and are committed to teaching you the fundamentals of accounting theory—leading to the practice of accounting.
DePaul is located in the heart of Chicago’s financial and business community, giving you access to work with leading accounting and consulting firms. Job placement is strong among our graduates, who join a large alumni network that reaches to the top ranks of public accounting firms, corporations, non-profits, educational institutions and government agencies. We also offer combined bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in Accountancy, which allow you to complete a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a graduate degree in as few as five years, earn 150 semester hours for the CPA exam and gain valuable skills in forensic accounting, internal auditing and accounting information systems.
The online Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) degree in Accountancy from DePaul’s Driehaus College of Business is a rigorous curriculum that provides adult students with a solid foundation of knowledge in business.
Depending on the course and quarter, this online program offers the choice of attending class remotely in real time or on your time. And with our generous credit transfer policy, it’s possible to reduce the time and costs required to earn this degree, based on your previous college experience.
of Accountancy graduates were employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment after graduation.
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