One of only seven accredited accounting programs

Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting (120 credits)

Sharpen the skills you need to excel in a career as a tax accountant, auditor, CPA and more. With a unique blend of educational and real-world experience, we offer optimal class sizes that are lead by a staff of accounting experts.
Make connections within the community that will provide you with a network of professional references to call on when you need them. And with more relevant courses, you’ll be better prepared for the accounting market. Plus, you’ll be studying at one of only seven universities in the country that’s recognized by the IACBE Special Accounting Accreditation.
We also know how important real-world experience is to students, which is why you’ll have plenty of hands-on opportunities through internships, volunteering and student organizations. You’ll build your resume while getting invaluable experience of applying your newfound knowledge outside of the classroom.

Davenport's Employment Guarantee

We provide our students with the necessary education and connections to land a job within six months after graduation—guaranteed. We’re so confident in the quality of our BBA in Accounting program that graduates who meet Davenport University requirements are eligible for our Employment Guarantee.

The BBA in Accounting can be completed in person or online.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Employment Opportunities

Entry level to mid-level accounting positions are available for graduates. Accounting employment availability is expected to rise at least 11% from 2014-2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Increasing tax and regulatory complexities and an overall growing economy are expected to provide a strong demand for accountants in all areas of business. In addition to accounting positions, many companies will hire accounting graduates and train them for finance, opening up even more opportunities.

In addition, the Davenport University accounting degree programs are developed with careers and respective certifications in mind. Earning certifications can lead to better job prospects and higher pay. Some certifications students will be prepared to take include the following:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)                                           
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)                          
  • Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • Certified Financial Manager (CFM)                                          
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)