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BS in Accounting - Managerial Accountancy

The online Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a Managerial Accountancy concentration at Purdue University Global is designed to help students develop analytical, strategic planning, and basic accounting skills for use in corporate or private accounting. Learn more about the program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Managerial Accountancy

School Offering Program:

Purdue University Global

Degree Level:

Bachelor of Science

Program Requirements:

Prerequisites for this program include knowledge of fundamental accounting and managerial accounting. Interested students should also be analytical and comfortable with numbers. The minimum requirements for admittance into the program include a high school diploma, GED, or the equivalent.

Program Description:

Students of Purdue University Global's Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a Managerial Accountancy concentration are provided the opportunity to study basic and advanced accounting, budgeting, and financial analysis practices. Courses focus on auditing processes, corporate accounting, cost accounting terminology, budgeting and inventory methods, cash flow analysis, forecasting, and risk analysis. Within the concentration, students are exposed to coursework in strategic planning, budgeting, and asset management.

Learning Format:


Program Length/Total Credits Required:

180 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Purdue University Global's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a Managerial Accountancy Concentration:

Core accounting coursework in the program includes fundamental instruction on business topics like finance, management, and accounting practices. Once in the managerial accountancy concentration coursework, students will dive deeper into accounting principles and the auditing process. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Purdue University Global to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Managerial Accountancy Concentration (24 credits)

  • AC 302: Intermediate Accounting III
  • AC 410: Auditing
  • AC 420: Cost Accounting
  • MT 482: Financial Statement Analysis

Major Requirements (99 credits)

  • AC 114: Accounting I
  • AC 116: Accounting II
  • AC 239: Managerial Accounting
  • AC 256: Federal Tax
  • BU 224: Microeconomics
  • MM 255: Business Math and Statistical Measures
  • MT 140: Introduction to Management
  • MT 217: Finance
  • MT 219: Marketing
  • AC 300: Intermediate Accounting I
  • AC 301: Intermediate Accounting II
  • LS 311: Business Law
  • MT 302: Organizational Behavior
  • 300/400-Level: Major Electives (see below)
  • AC 490: Bachelor's Internship in Accounting OR
    • AC 499: Bachelor's Capstone in Accounting

Core Requirements (33 credits)

  • 100/200-level: General Education Courses (3 courses)
  • 100/200-level: Math Course
  • 200-level: Arts and Humanities Course
  • 200-level: Science Course
  • 200-level: Social Science Course

Open Elective Requirements (24 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Though graduates of Purdue University Global's Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a Managerial Accountancy concentration could be prepared to enter the field, but some companies might require a graduate degree for those beginning or seeking to advance in this career. In addition, the program is designed to help graduates meet the educational eligibility requirements to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination.

Master's degree options for graduates include (but are not limited to):

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

Career Paths:

Graduates of Purdue University Global's Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a Managerial Accountancy concentration could work as corporate, private, or industrial accountants. They could have the opportunity to apply skills developed in the program to areas of budgeting, financial reporting, and cost accounting.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Managerial accountant
  • Cost accountant
  • Budget accountant
  • Industrial accountant
  • Budgetary control analyst
  • Financial investment analyst

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