What can I do with this degree?

About the Accounting Bachelor's Degree

Get Started

Think that you might be interested in this degree?

Schedule an appointment with an advisor to get started or just talk over your options.

To start, contact Dr. Steve Rader, Business Department chair, at (740) 351-3215 or

This Degree is Also Available in a 100% Online Option

Learn more at SSU Online Campus

Career Examples

Graduates find employment in careers such as:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Cost estimator
  • Tax preparer

Job Outlook

US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook reports the job outlook for 2016-2026 to be 10% growth.

Median salary is $69,350 per year.

Information on occupational outlook and opportunities can be found at the Federal Government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Accounting BSB

The four-year Accounting BSB is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the field. A broad-based general education precedes an extensive education in accounting, providing the successful graduate with the necessary tools for a career in accounting or graduate studies.

See Degree Requirements in Catalog

100% Online Option

Developed for working individuals, the online BSBA Accounting degree is delivered entirely online through a virtual learning platform that provides the flexibility necessary to balance your education with your full-time professional schedule. Coursework can be accessed online from the place of your choice, and conferences with your educators can be conveniently scheduled on your time.

The Online BSBA Accounting Degree is Designed for:

  • Individuals interested in becoming certified public accountants
  • Accounting professionals seeking career advancement
  • Professionals seeking a career change with promising professional opportunities

Study Anywhere

Designed to fit the schedule of working individuals.

Learn From Expert Educators

Professors with real-world experience provide one-on-one attention to each student.

Learn more at SSU Online Campus

IACBE Accredited logo

Your Future Starts Now Take the Next Step: Request Information Apply for Admission