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Accounting

Bachelor of Science (Accelerated)

Add a B.S. in Accounting to your Professional Skillset

Every business, no matter how large or small, needs qualified accountants to keep their books in order and make sure everything adds up. With a B.S. in Accounting from Regis, you’ll augment your natural knack for numbers with the foundational skills and knowledge employers are looking for.

Career paths for accountants are surprisingly diverse, including certified public accountant (CPA), financial analyst, audit associate, forensic accountant, financial planner, tax accountant, fraud prevention and more. With the Regis FastForward program, you can earn both a bachelor’s and master’s at the same time and get on the fast track to success for whichever career path you choose.

Our accelerated courses are held in flexible 5- and 8-week formats, with classes available both online and on campus. And with six annual start dates and up to 87 transfer credits accepted, graduating with your bachelor’s in accounting might be much closer than you think.

 

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online + on-campus courses
5- or 8-week terms

Transfer Friendly
Transfer up to 90 credits

Key Dates
Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October 

Program Details

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Get all the details of our B.S. Accounting program, including course requirements and application materials.

Join Regis Alumni Working As:

Certified Public Accountant

With CPA certification, you'll be eligible to work in a public accounting firm, providing auditing, tax, consulting, and accounting services for a number of clients across a range of sectors, including businesses, individuals, nonprofits, and governments.

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Financial Analyst

Some accounting professionals choose to work for financial planning firms, or as independent financial consultants. Financial planners assist individuals with their finances, from budgeting to taxes to investing.


Audit Associate

In large corporations, internal auditors ensure that resources are being used effectively, that the company is in compliance with all state and federal requirements, and funds are not being mismanaged.


Forensic Accountant

Forensic accountants examine a company's financial statements and provide analysis for legal cases, investigating crimes such as embezzlement or fraud.


Financial Planner

Some accounting professionals choose to work for financial planning firms, or as independent financial consultants. Financial planners assist individuals with their finances, from budgeting to taxes to investing.


Tax Accountant

A tax account focuses solely on tax-related accounting work, preparing quarterly and annual tax returns (local, state, and federal) for individuals and companies.


By the Numbers

$73560
Median salary for accountants and auditors*
61700
New accounting jobs created by 2029*
6
Program start dates offered annually
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Combine your Bachelor's and Master's with the Regis FastForward Program

Looking to become a CPA? Earn both a bachelor's and master's degree at the same time with the Regis FastForward program and get on the fast track to success. Our dual degree combinations let you complete both degree programs at a faster pace and a more affordable cost.

Imagine Yourself In . . .

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AC 4310: Accounting Information Systems

Learn the technology, tools and information systems within the accounting profession.

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AS 4830: Forensic and Fraud Auditing

Study the role of the auditor in the detection, prevention and investigation of fraud.

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AC 4910: Accounting Ethics


Focus on frameworks for ethical behavior and decision making as an accountant. 

How to Apply

To apply to the B.S. Accounting program, you will need:

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcripts from prior college(s)
  • Resume
  • Admissions essay

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Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $555 per credit hour

Total program credits: 120 (credits taken at Regis University will vary based on your number of transfer credits)

Earning your B.S. in Accounting from Regis sets you apart and prepares you for professional success — think of it as an investment in your future. And you may be closer to graduation than you realize. View the Transfer Guide for a complete list of transfer credit equivalents that can save you time and money. Between our generous transfer policies, scholarship opportunities and financial aid packages, advancing your education is within reach. Explore our Investing in Your Future undergraduate financing guide for lots of helpful tips.

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The Bachelor of Science in Accounting is offered by the Accounting, Economics and Finance department in the Anderson College of Business and Computing.