Fast-Track Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management (Global Classroom)

Campus Locations Boston
Also available 100% Online No
Other Format(s) Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management
Credits Required for Graduation 70
Entry Terms Fall Semester, Summer Semester
Meets International Visa Requirements Yes

Overview

Understand the Numbers Behind the Business
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To achieve their financial goals, companies rely on qualified finance professionals to make important economic decisions. The 18-month Fast-Track Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management degree program is designed to prepare you to better leverage assets, manage budgets, achieve financial efficiencies, and maximize investments. With courses ranging from financial reporting and analysis to international finance and investments, this bachelor’s degree program in finance and accounting management provides you the opportunity to develop your analytical and quantitative capabilities—equipping you to pursue a career in the field of finance or accounting.

The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business  (AACSB).

This program is designed for students who have completed an associate degree or equivalent credits, and who would like to complete their bachelor's degree at an accelerated pace. While students can transfer previous credits from any discipline, admission to the program requires successful completion of a course in financial accounting, college algebra, or college-level math, and Introduction to Business.

Formats: The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management is also available for students who would like to complete this degree at their own pace. Visit our Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management web page. 

Career Outlook 

Increasing globalization and economic growth are expected to drive demand for accountants and financial professionals. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job prospects for accountants and auditors are outstanding, with faster-than-average growth expected over the next ten years. While job opportunities are expected to be favorable overall, individuals with professional certifications, especially certified public accountants (CPAs) or certified financial analysts (CFAs), are likely to enjoy the best opportunities in the finance and accounting field.

Interested in Learning More?

Trying to determine if a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management is a good fit for you? View our webinar on the degree.

Learn more about the benefits of the program or watch the Undergraduate Fast-Track webinar.


Curriculum

Required Courses

Semester 1 (13 s.h.)

ENG 1103 College Writing 1 for Nonnative Speakers 3 s.h.
ENG 1104 College Writing 1 for Nonnative Speakers Lab 1 s.h.
ACC 2100 Financial Accounting 3 s.h.
MTH 2300 Business Statistics 3 s.h.
PHL 2100 Business Ethics 3 s.h.

 Semester 2 (13 s.h.)

ENG 2105 Writing Workshop 3 s.h.
ENG 2106 Writing Workshop Lab 1 s.h.
ACC 2200 Managerial Accounting 3 s.h.
FIN 2105 Introduction to Corporate Finance 3 s.h.
MGT 2330 Business Law 3 s.h.

 Semester 3 (16 s.h.)

ENG 3105 Writing for the Professions-Business & Social Sciences 3 s.h.
ENG 3106 Writing for the Professions-Business & Social Sciences Lab 1 s.h.
FIN 3310 Financial Institutions and Markets 3 s.h.
ACC 3201 Financial Reporting & Analysis 1 3 s.h.
ACC 3103 Cost Accounting 3 s.h.
  Financing or Accounting elective 3 s.h.

 Semester 4 (15 s.h.)

FIN 3330 Risk Management and Insurance 3 s.h. 
ACC 3202 Financial Reporting & Analysis 2 3 s.h. 
MGT 2210 Information within the Enterprise 3 s.h.
PHL 2100 Business Ethics 3 s.h. 
FIN 3340 Investments 3 s.h. 
ACC 3410 Principles of Taxation 3 s.h. 

 Semester 5 (13 s.h.)

MGT 4850 Business Strategy 3 s.h.
ACC 4320 Financial Statement Analysis 3 s.h. 
  Financing or Accounting elective 3 s.h. 
  Financing or Accounting elective 3 s.h. 


Required minimum credit hours: 70 s.h.

 

Elective Options

Choose three of the following courses for electives in semesters 3 and 5.

ACC 4330 Principles of Auditing 3 s.h. 
ACC 4410 Advanced Taxation 3 s.h. 
ACC 4420 Advanced Accounting 3 s.h. 
FIN 4220 Working Capital Management 3 s.h. 
FIN 4230 International Finance 3 s.h. 
FIN 4240 Personal Financial Planning for Professionals 3 s.h. 
FIN 4250 Real Estate Finance 3 s.h. 

  

 

 


Admissions Requirements

Admissions Criteria:

In order to apply, applicants need to have completed an associate degree or 50-60 semester hours of transferrable college credit. For more information about prerequisite courses, please contact an admissions representative at 1.877.668.7727. We look forward to hearing from you!

Below are the official Admissions Requirements for this program.

  • Online application
  • Statement of purpose (500-1000 words): identifying your educational goals and expectations from the program; please be aware that the University's academic policy on plagiarism applies to applicant's statement of purpose
  • Professional resume: Current resume that displays job responsibilities, relevant experience, and education history
  • Academic transcript Must submit one of the following:
    • Offical associate degree stating conferral and date
    OR
    • Offical high school transcript or GED and
    • Official transcripts from each institution attended. Must be equal to 60 quarter hours (45 semester hours) for transfer credit evaluation
  • Prerequisite coursework: applicants must complete the following:
  • Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language: English language proficiency guidelines

For general admissions information and recommended admissions deadlines, Undergraduate Admissions.

All requirements must be received prior to review.


Tuition

Estimated total tuition for this program is $35,280.00.

Tuition for individual courses is based on the number of semester hours. Most courses are 3-4 semester hours. See Undergraduate Tuition Rates for details.

Use our Tuition Calculator below to see if transfer credit or tuition reimbursement from your employer could reduce your total tuition.

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Please note: The estimated total tuition is based on tuition rates for Academic Year 2016-17 and does not include any fees or other expenses. Some courses and labs have tuition rates that may increase or decrease total tuition. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.

*A maximum of 9 quarter hours of graduate- or doctoral-level credit obtained at another institution may be awarded as Advanced Graduate Credit to the Doctor of Education program.


Student Profile

Who Will Your Classmates Be? 

The Fast-Track Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management Global Classroom program is designed for students who desire to work in accounting- and finance-related positions.

Careers to consider include:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Financial specialist
  • Accounting clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Real estate appraiser or assessor
  • Budget analyst
  • Cost estimator
  • Claims adjustor/examiner
  • Financial analyst
  • Insurance underwriter
  • Loan officer
  • Management analyst
  • Financial adviser
  • Tax examiner
  • Revenue agent

Program Format

 

On-Ground Format

The Fast-Track 21-month Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management Global Classroom is a Global Finance and Accounting Degree Completion Program designed to fit your lifestyle and your higher educational goals. This seven-term format attracts an internationally diverse audience and meets on-campus, allowing time for internships and other professional experiences. This program does not include book or meals. 

Schedule

The Global Classroom is a full-time schedule meeting Monday - Thursday evenings. This schedule is convenient for students who work or have other commitments during the day and still want to pursue an accelerated degree program.

Benefits:

  • 21-month degree completion
  • Convenient schedule or students who work or have other commitments during the day and still want to pursue an accelerated degree program.
  • Focus on the fundamentals of finance and accounting management
  • Contextualized curriculum reflecting international perspectives
  • Emphasis on understanding a global economy
  • Academic internships and volunteer opportunities to complement classroom learning

 


Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

  1. Specialized Knowledge 
    Demonstrate essential skills required to provide competent service to users of financial and accounting services.

  2. Intellectual Skills 
    Apply critical thinking and demonstrate research competency.

  3. Applied Learning 
    Communicate and work effectively in teams.

  4. Civic Learning 
    Employ integrity, ethics, and social responsibility.

 

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