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B.S. in Business – Accounting

Build a Future you can Count on Through a Business Accounting Program

Looking to enter the world of business and build a strong financial future? Regent’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business – Accounting degree program builds upon the core strength of our business degree to prepare you for a career in accounting and finance. Through coursework in financial reporting, analysis, auditing and management, you’ll gain essential skills needed for success in the worldwide business community.

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January 11, 2021
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ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 & 2020). Our programs have also ranked as the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia for 8 years in a row. Experience the Regent difference through our ACBSP-accredited B.S. in Business – Accounting degree program.

ADVANCE YOUR SKILLS

Prepare to sit for the Virginia CPA exam.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Learn from distinguished faculty in Virginia Beach with executive leadership experience.

On completing the B.S. in Business – Accounting degree program you will be able to:

  • Sit for the Virginia CPA exam.
  • Think critically and make ethical decisions.
  • Prepare for a career in accounting and finance in corporate, nonprofit and government sectors.

Career Opportunities

  • Accounting & finance
  • Bookkeeping
  • Management
  • Credit analysis
  • Business administration accounting
10%
Projected growth in employment of accountants and auditors from 2016-2026 Bureau of Labor Statistics

Provides a comprehensive presentation of financial accounting principles and practices. Emphasis is placed on the preparation of financial statements, the basic framework and contents of these reports, and the preparation process.

Managerial decisions on prices, resource allocation, capital investment, and the functional areas of a business (marketing, production, purchasing, and finance) that work interdependently to achieve profit. Prerequisite: ACCT 205.

Examines financial auditing and other assurance services performed by accountants. Topics include: auditing standards, legal liability, internal control, sampling theory, auditing procedures for revenues and expenditures, the nature of evidence, and auditing techniques necessary for an independent auditor. Prerequisite: ACCT 211.

Expanded study of federal tax laws affecting the various corporate entities, partnerships, estates, and trusts. Topics include: an understanding of laws and procedures that apply to federal income taxation of partnerships, S-corporations, and C-corporations, other corporate structures and tax preparation. Prerequisite: ACCT 340.

Admission requirements for the bachelor’s in business accounting program vary based on the stage you’re at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

Invest in your calling with this Bachelor of Science in Business degree with a concentration in Accounting.

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours
  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $605/credit hour
  • $574/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

  • $395/credit hour
  • $450/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150

$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee(On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee(On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee(Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

Optional Fees

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours
  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $574/credit hour
  • $574/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

  • $395/credit hour
  • $450/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150

$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee(On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee(On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee(Online Students)

$750/semester

$600/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

Optional Fees

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

CPA Exam

To be eligible to take the CPA Exam in Virginia, students need to take a minimum of 24 semester hours of accounting courses above an Introductory Accounting course; as well as a minimum of 24 semester hours of business courses. Students who wish to sit for the Virginia CPA Exam must take all eight courses in the Accounting concentration, which amounts to 24 credits. This option will require students to take six more credits than will other business majors. In addition, students who wish to sit for the Virginia CPA Exam must take not only the 24 credits in the Accounting concentration, but also must take 24 credits in Business, not including BUSN 220. Students who take all of the courses that are required for the major in Business will meet this requirement.

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Mandy Rogers, 2010

“Regent prepared me to step into the unknown with confidence and skill.”

Jonathan Holman, B.S. in Business, 2019 Director of Business Intelligence, Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance

“At Regent, I loved the integration of Christian values that were wrapped tightly in a strong academic degree. I felt completely academically prepared to go out and help people, but I also had that very foundational core belief system that was strengthened unbelievably.”

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“At Regent, we were encouraged to tie our studies into who we are as Christians and to incorporate that extra layer. We learned to do all things with excellence — and that should never be compromised.”

Debbie Holloway, B.A. in English, 2012 English

“Regent's online, eight-week programs will help you take responsibility and have a way to be self-taught. You'll not only have that initiative, but you'll be able to interact with your professors online. It was really good for me.”

Taniki Richard, B.S. Business Leadership, 2016 Former U.S. Marine Corps