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Herzing University | BS in Accounting

Herzing University's Bachelor of Science in Accounting program introduces students to financial accounting, auditing, taxation, and related topics. Read more about the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

School Offering Program:

Herzing University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Students seeking admission to Herzing University's Bachelor of Science in Accounting program should have a knack for mathematics and an interest in the accounting field. Work experience is not required, but may help student understand some subject material. Though requirements may vary, applicants should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

Program Description:

Herzing University's Bachelor of Science in Accounting program is designed to help prepare students for accounting and leadership roles in the business world. The program combines general education and personal development courses with instruction in accounting and management. Students have the opportunity to learn how to support accounting activities, maintain accounting records, prepare taxes, audit financial accounts, and manage both people and offices. After completing all requirements, student have the option of completing either an internship or a capstone project relating to their major.

Learning Format:


Total Credits Required:

123 semester credit hours

Financial Aid:

Herzing students could be eligible for a variety of federal and institutional financial assistance programs. Aid opportunities include employer tuition reimbursement programs, veteran benefits, federal grants and loans, federal work study, and Herzing University scholarships. The university can assist students in developing a financial plan for their education.

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Topics of study for a Bachelor of Science in Accounting:

Herzing University frequently updates its course requirements in order to keep its programs consistent with employer needs and changing industries. Topics of study may include:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Intro to Management
  • Business Communications
  • Business Law
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Quantitative Decision Making
  • Principles of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After completing Herzing University's Bachelor of Science in Accounting program, graduates may be able to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination and earn the CPA credential. Exam and credential requirements may vary by state, so students should check with the appropriate state agency to learn all requirements before completing the program. Graduates also have the option of pursuing a master's degree in accounting or a related business field.

Master's degree options for program graduates include:

  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration in Accounting

Career Paths:

Herzing University's Bachelor of Science in Accounting program prepares students for positions within the accounting field. Students may be able to find employment opportunities in both the private and public sectors. They could also begin their own accounting or tax preparation business.

Entry-level positions that graduates could pursue include:

  • Accountant
  • Accounting clerk
  • Accounting office manager
  • Auditor
  • Tax preparer

Herzing University does not guarantee salary or employment.