Bachelor of Science in Accounting – Second Degree


If you are looking to make a career change and have a bachelor’s in a field other than accounting, the second degree bachelor’s in accounting prepares you with the financial know-how and technical competencies to transition to the accounting field. You’ll be eligible to work in non-profit, government or the private sector. Additionally, this degree could be your first step towards passing the CPA exam when combined with our master’s degree in business communication – accounting concentration.


  • Earn your bachelor’s degree in accounting in as few as 12 months
  • Enjoy job security and a higher salary with a degree in accounting
  • Take classes in evening in our six-week block format and continue to work while you earn your degree


Pathway to the CPA: Combine the second degree in accounting with the Master in Business Communication – accounting concentration and be prepared and sit for the certified public accountant (CPA) exam.

Employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 11 percent from 2014 to 2024.

Career Options

With a bachelor’s degree in accounting, you will be eligible to sit for certified public accountant (CPA) examination. Or you can use your degree to land one of a variety of positions in the private sector:

  • Accounting analyst
  • Accounting manager
  • Audit manager
  • Bank executive
  • Chief financial officer
  • Controller
  • Cost accountant
  • Forensic accountant
  • Tax manager


The School of Business at Spalding University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road, Suite 300, Overland Park, KS 66213 USA.

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