BBA Major in Accounting

The Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting is a challenging and rewarding endeavor. Students who graduate with an accounting degree have a variety of career opportunities available in almost any type of company or organization imaginable. Find out about the opportunities for our students and alumni with the following links.

Getting a Graduate Accounting Degree

Many of our BBA students stay one extra year to earn their Master of Accountancy (MAcc). Any student planning on becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) needs 150 hours. The BBA gives students a minimum of 120 credit hours, so 30 additional hours provided by the MAcc is sometimes needed by students get the CPA license. The extra year has many more benefits:

  • More job offers
  • Higher starting salaries
  • Higher pass rates on the CPA exam
  • Deeper understanding of accounting theory and practice

For more information about the MAcc, see our MAcc Web page.

If you already have a Bachelor’s degree in another subject, you may need just a few prerequisites to be eligible to start UCA’s MAcc. Contact UCA Accounting for an individual evaluation.