Business Administration – Accounting

Business Administration – Accounting

Accounting concentration

Accounting concentration

Our program course work meets the requirements to sit for the CPA exam


The Business Administration Accounting concentration at Midway University is designed to prepare learners for leadership positions in the fast-growing and challenging field of accounting.

Robert Half, a leading employment placement firm, estimates an 18% to 26% increase in accounting jobs during the next few years, and clearly the profession has grown into being much more than just “numbers crunching.” Accounting professionals perform vital functions for their clients or organizations by offering an increasingly wide array of services.

The Business Administration Accounting degree meets the course requirements to sit for the CPA exam. Kentucky, along with most other states, requires candidates who sit for the CPA exam to have completed 150 hours of coursework, including a baccalaureate degree. Students interested in sitting for the CPA exam must complete a minimum of 27 hours in Accounting so students can add courses ACC 409 and/or ACC 444.

The Accounting concentration courses are offered as part of our online program. All other coursework for this degree is offered in-seat as part of our 16-week semester courses.

This concentration exposes students to four significant areas of accounting, including:

  • Auditing procedures, generally accepted auditing standards and other standards related to attest engagements, and the skills needed to apply that knowledge.
  • Knowledge of general business environment and business concepts that professionals need to know to understand the underlying business reasons for, and accounting implications of, business transactions, and the skills needed to apply that knowledge.
  • Generally accepted accounting training and principles for business enterprises, not-for-profit organizations and governmental entities, and the skills needed to apply that knowledge.
  • Knowledge of federal taxation, ethics, professional and legal responsibilities, and business law, and the skills needed to apply that knowledge.

Why Midway?

16:1

student-to-faculty ratio

Affordability

90% of students receive some form of financial assistance

Support

meet faculty face-to-face get in-person assistance

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Paper application forms are available for download if needed. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1-800-952-4122 or email admissions@midway.edu.

Specific admissions details are available for:
• First time students
• Homeschool students
• Transfer students
• KCTCS students
• International students
• Dual Credit High School Students

What are my financial aid options?

Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-12 credit hours.)

Visit Financial Aid for more details.

Do I need to submit my high school transcript to apply?

An admission decision can only be made with official documents. Transcripts are considered official when they are either mailed directly to Midway University from the issuing institution in a sealed envelope or sent electronically by a secured third party such at National Student Clearinghouse or Parchment.

How much will it cost?

Midway University works hard to provide quality degree programs at an affordable price for our students. Students can view our Tuition and Fees Schedule online.

Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to and apply for scholarships. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover.

Can I transfer credits from another school if I am accepted into this program?

Midway University accepts transfer credits from regionally accredited institutions that are 100-level or higher with a grade of “C” or better. At the time of admission, our Admissions Counselors will provide an unofficial evaluation of your transfer credit. An official evaluation will be completed by the Registrar’s Office after acceptance.

How do I register for classes or sign up for housing?

Once you have been accepted, the Admissions Office will communicate the Next Steps for you to sign up for an Eagle Prep Registration and explain the Housing Application Process if you plan to live on campus.

Don’t see your question here? Our admissions staff would be happy to discuss our online degree programs with you and answer your questions. Get the conversation started by calling us at 800.952.4122 or by email at admissions@midway.edu.

A Peek Inside Our Program

You will earn your Business Administration degree by completing 120 credit hours.

Course Number Name of Course Credit Hours

General Education Requirements

34-40

Major Course Requirements

45
BUS 230Principles of Management3
BUS 255Principles of Marketing3
BUS 313Business and Organizational Communication3
BUS 319Business Research Methods3
BUS 321Managerial Finance3
BUS 340Legal Environment of Business3
BUS 390Global Business3
BUS 490Business Capstone3
ACC 210Principles of Accounting I3
ACC 215Principles of Accounting II3
CIS 235Application Software3
CIS 330Introduction to Management Information System3
ECO 217Principles of Micro Economics3
ECO 220Principles of Macro Economics3
MTH 139Introduction to Statistics3

Accounting Concentration Course Requirements

18
ACC 370Intermediate Accounting I3
ACC 371Intermediate Accounting II3
ACC 380Cost Accounting I3
ACC 408Federal Tax I3
ACC 425Auditing: Theory & Practice I3
ACC 435Advanced Accounting3

CPA Exam (add)

ACC 409Federal Tax II3
ACC 444Accounting Information Systems3

Electives

17-23

Total Credit Hours

120

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