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Bachelor of Business Administration


Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

A bachelor of business administration in accounting degree from Georgia Southwestern provides a solid foundation for any number of business careers, including traditional accounting positions as well as legal studies, banking, and careers with the FBI and other agencies. Many accountants pursue graduate education in diverse fields or earn professional recognition through certification and designation to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Financial Planner (CFP).

A degree in accounting prepares students for a career in the following:


Program Details

If you want to join the business world as an energetic problem solver and consultant on business strategies and financial operations, you may want to consider the field of accounting. The College of Business and Computing offers accounting students engaging activities in:

  • Preparing financial statements
  • Recording business transactions
  • Analyzing business performance
  • Determining costs and efficiencies to guide business decisions
  • Participating in strategic planning
  • Planning tax strategy
  • Managing health care benefits

Prefer to Learn Online?

Georgia Southwestern understands the importance of flexibility when it comes to education. Students have the opportunity to pursue a degree in Accounting on-campus or completely online!

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Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certification

Georgia Southwestern’s BBA in Accounting program meets the educational requirements for graduates to take the CPA exam. Through required courses, our dedicated faculty will prepare graduates for careers in accounting by offering opportunities to complete internships, participate in summer leadership programs, and network with accounting professionals.

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Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

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Accounting Student Testimonials

Accounting Student Testimonial


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business programs worldwide.

The people at GSW make it special. Our campus is small enough that you can get to know your teachers and classmates and create relationships that you would not have at a much larger school. Everyone here is rooting for you and wants to see you succeed.

Carly Hall Accounting Major
Albany, Georgia