Accounting

Accounting

Spalding’s School of Business has excelled in educating Accounting students for more than a decade in the Louisville, KY region. Accounting is at the heart of business; having a degree in accounting is an unbeatable preparation for any field, including business, government, nonprofit or other organizations. An accounting degree can help you develop problem-solving, financial reporting and decision making skills. Whether you dream of starting your own company or becoming the CEO of a corporation, a degree in accounting can help you get there.

Undergraduate Degree in Accounting

Spalding’s Accounting degree is designed for students pursuing their first bachelor’s degree to prepare for a career in accounting or financial analysis. The program of study includes:

  • All major areas of Accounting.
  • An interactive, real-world experience that leads students through a real world business simulation.
  • A rich offering of liberal studies electives.

Second Degree in Accounting

Spalding’s Second Degree in Accounting program is designed for persons who already have a bachelor’s degree  in any discipline and want to efficiently earn a second degree in accounting. The Second Degree in Accounting prepares you to pursue the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) career track, as well as careers in private accounting and financial planning. You can complete the second degree in as little as two years or reduce this time even further with transfer courses. The degree is offered in our Adult Accelerated Program (AAP) format, designed for the working adult, requiring 11 accounting courses and 14 support courses available for completion in the evenings and on the weekends.

Certificate in Accounting

The certificate in accounting program is designed for persons with a bachelor’s degree or higher in any discipline that only want to take the courses needed to sit for and be successful on the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. You can also pursue careers in private accounting and financial analysis. Depending on your transfer courses, you can complete the certificate in as little as one year. The program of study includes 10 courses in accounting and 4 required support courses and is offered in evening classes, designed for the working adult.

Double Major – Accounting and Business Administration

Students in the School of Business can earn a degree in both Accounting and Business for a total of 120 credit hours (depending on transfer credit hours.) An advisor can help you determine if this option is best for your career goals.

Early Admission to Master in Business Communicaton (MSBC)

High achieving undergraduate students can begin the Master of Science in Business Communication (MSBC) degree as undergraduates by earning up to 9 graduate hours as an undergraduate student.

The accounting degree prepares graduates to pursue a career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)Certified Management Accountant (CMA), private accountant or financial manager.

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For more information on Spalding’s accounting degree please contact Dr. Michelle Reiss, Chair, School of Business, mreiss@spalding.edu.