BS in Accounting: Managerial Accountancy

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The Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a Managerial Accountancy emphasis area includes coursework in taxation, economics, math, and auditing. You can learn more about this Kaplan University program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a Managerial Accountancy emphasis area combines comprehensive general education coursework with a major focus in accounting and management. The accounting major includes instruction in taxation, economics, business math, and business law. The focus in managerial accountancy provides further coursework in accounting, auditing, and financial statement analysis. Students completing the program may develop skills in management, taxation, financial reporting, and financial communication.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Students preparing to enter the Bachelor Science in Accounting with a Managerial Accountancy emphasis area may benefit from experience in finance and accounting and strong mathematics skills. Applicants to Kaplan University's programs should have a high school diploma or GED and be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Since the program is offered online, applicants should have access to a computer.

What Are the Course Requirements?

In order to complete the Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a Managerial Accountancy emphasis area, you must earn a total of 180 credits. Of the 180 credits, 24 must be from the managerial accountancy emphasis area.

Managerial Accountancy Major and Core Requirements

  • Accounting I
  • Accounting II
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Federal Tax
  • Microeconomics
  • Business Math and Statistical Measures
  • Introduction to Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Business Law
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Bachelor's Capstone in Accounting
  • College Composition I
  • College Composition II
  • Professional Presence
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Survey of Mathematics
    • College Algebra
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Critical Evaluation in the Humanities
    • Ethics
    • Humanities and Culture
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Discovering Science - Current Issues in a Changing World
    • General Biology I - Human Perspectives
    • Fundamentals of Microbiology
    • Science for Everyday Life
  • Choose one of the following:
    • The 1960s - Reshaping the American Dream
    • People, Power, and Politics - An Introduction to American Government
    • The Technological Revolution - A Social Scientific Approach

Managerial Accountancy Emphasis Area Requirements

  • Intermediate Accounting III
  • Auditing
  • Cost Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a Managerial Accountancy emphasis area may develop skills in financial reporting, financial analysis, and auditing. These skills may prepare you for a number of jobs in the accounting field. You could pursue these types of entry-level positions:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Financial analyst

Advanced Degrees

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a Managerial Accountancy emphasis area also prepares you to pursue a graduate degree in an area related to accounting. Earning a master's degree may allow you to learn more about accounting or specialize in one particular area, such as financial accounting or forensic accounting. Here are a few graduate degrees that you could consider:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Accounting