Accounting BBA

Course Features

  • Price: $27,194
  • Level: Degree
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Accounting is one of the highest demand professions for new graduates of any area in today’s market. JMU’s School of Accounting will prepare you to be an active and engaged business professional. Our program is the first in Virginia to be separately accredited by the AACSB, and all of our faculty hold professional licensures, either as Certified Public Accountants or Certified Management Accountants. Our students perform extremely well on the CPA exam: In 2015, our M.S.A. students had a 95.2 percent pass rate and average score of 85.8 percent on the CPA exam.

The programs of study offered by the accounting program provide an educational experience intended to prepare students for a variety of careers in the accounting, financial, auditing, consulting and information systems fields. Some of the job titles held by graduates of our program include the following:

  • Audit Partner
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Comptroller
  • Computer Systems Consultant
  • Controller
  • Cost Accountant
  • Cost Analyst
  • Division Controller
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Information Systems Coordinator
  • Internal Auditor
  • Systems Consultant
  • Tax Adviser
  • Tax Partner

Our graduates find employment with all of the “Big Four” international public accounting firms, dozens of national, regional and local public accounting firms, government agencies and major international companies. Many of our graduates work for business consulting firms. The field of accounting has one of the highest demands for new graduates of any area in today’s market, and accounting graduates enjoy some of the highest starting salaries in the College of Business.

Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement: ACT Range (22-27)

Intakes & Course Duration

Intakes: August, January, June

Course Duration: 4 years

Study Campus/ University
  • James Madison University

    James Madison University is a public coeducational research university located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States.