Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration – Accounting Concentration
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Apply by: 04/02/24
Document Deadline: 04/05/24
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Start Session: 05/06/24
Discover our 100% online B.B.A. in Accounting
Our online Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration – Accounting Concentration online program is designed to prepare you for in-demand financial and managerial roles that require an accounting background. Develop your skills in applying the principles and tools of accounting and finance to solve real-world problems, integrate knowledge of business intelligence into your career, and increase your earning potential.
In this accredited online business administration accounting program, you will learn practical applications of financial planning expertise that is essential to ensuring an organization has a budget to meet its needs and achieve its goals. Coursework is 100% online and aligned with competencies focused on expertise employers seek. You will be exposed to all major business functions as you learn to adapt to rapid changes in a technologically dynamic global marketplace. Grow your professional communication, critical-thinking, and decision-making abilities. Experiential learning activities provide opportunities to devise strategic solutions to situations facing a hypothetical organization.
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The University of Maine at Presque Isle is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
In this B.A. in Business Administration – Accounting online program, you will learn to:
- Become proficient in QuickBooks and other tools
- Effectively communicate financial and non-financial results
- Analyze and prepare financial statements, statements of income and retained earnings, balance sheets, and statements of cash flows
- Apply the three key steps of financial planning: forecasting short-term and long-term financial needs, developing budgets to meet those needs, and establishing financial controls to ensure the business is achieving its goals
B.A. in Business Administration – Accounting career opportunities include:
- Accounting Technician
- Manager in Accounting
- Accounting Supervisor
- Financial Advisor
- Purchasing Manager
- Cost Accountant
- Assistant Controller
- Compliance Manager
- Business Manager
$1,500* per session
UMPI is ranked among the Top 10 Regional Colleges in the North for graduates with the least debt. – U.S. News & World Report, 2023.
“I have an extensive work and business background. The flexibility of completing my degree online and at my own pace and convenience was exactly what I needed.”
-Perry Leavey, UMPI YourPace Online Student
Learn more about our affordable tuition
Our B.A. in Business Administration – Accounting online program features the same affordable flat tuition rate each session no matter how many courses you complete, with no hidden fees or extra textbook costs. The faster you finish, the more you save!
*Tuition and fees are subject to change
$1,500* per session
Dates you need to know
There are six opportunities throughout the year to begin our YourPace online program. Find the start date below that works best for you and apply before the application deadline. Please note, application and document deadlines are the same. UMPI must receive all documents including official transcripts by the document deadline to be considered. Transcripts can often take 10 or more business days from the request date to be received by UMPI, please plan accordingly.
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Requirements for this online bachelor’s in accounting program
We’ve made the admission process simple and streamlined so it’s easier for you to get started. Those interested in earning their B.A. in Accounting should have the equivalent of a high school diploma and possess some prior college credit and/or work experience.
No Application Fee
Minimum 1.75 GPA
A look at the online B.A. in Business Administration – Accounting curriculum
To earn your B.A. in Business Administration – Accounting you need to complete 120 credit hours of coursework. Each course is built around a series of competencies. Once you have mastered the series, you complete the course. Using our personalized learning model, we look at your past college credit, prior learning, and work experience to create your custom degree plan.
The program includes 40 credit hours of general education courses, 59-62 credit hours of business core/Accounting Concentration courses, and 18-21 credit hours of electives.
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*Tuition and fees are subject to change.
**Time to completion varies by student and is based on several factors including prior college coursework, relevant work experience, amount of time dedicated to studying, and the number of courses completed each session.