The Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance major offers you the coursework you need to qualify for careers in the accounting or finance professions. The degree prepares you for meaningful employment in areas such as accounting, banking, corporate finance, insurance, investments and personal finance.
Degree in Three: Save time and tuition through our innovative Degree in Three program. Earn your bachelor's degree in 3 years - with no weekend, summer or evening courses required - and gain real world experience that employers want to see. You'll also have the option of using your fourth year to pursue a master's or MBA.
In this program you'll study the complexities of economic activity and the demands that all firms face in focusing on the bottom-line, financial perspective. Unlike many traditional programs, you choose the course of study that interests you.
If you're interested in accounting, you'll receive a solid foundation in accounting principles and practices. The accounting and finance BS prepares you for careers in such areas as: corporate accounting, banking, financial analysis, government services, or other accounting-related areas. Students pursuing a finance career learn the skills necessary to assess the performance and suitability of a firm's financial position as well as its stocks, bonds and other investments.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in accounting finance at SNHU include:
An undergraduate degree in accounting and finance will prepare you for careers in areas such as: banking and corporate finance, the treasury, and financial analysis. In addition to pursuing positions in accounting and private industry, you can also pursue roles in government agencies, hospitals, social service agencies, education systems and in the international arena.
Pursuing an undergraduate accounting and finance BS will give you a solid foundation in accounting and finance principles and practices.
SNHU provides cloud-based virtual environments in some courses to give you access to the technology you need for your degree – and your career. Learn more about our virtual environments.
SNHU's bachelor's in accounting and finance program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All undergraduate students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Business Core Program
Programs in the School of Business require learners to complete the business core program, which includes a variety of business-specific courses. This program focuses on 10 core competencies to prepare you for success wherever you go.
Total Credits: 120
Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals. More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships.
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Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.
This program and its concentrations are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Student achievement data can be found on College Navigator.