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16

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5

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28

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8

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$375

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Columbia College Bachelor's in  Accounting

Columbia College provides you with the skills to help balance the books.

Learn accounting at Columbia College

If you enjoy solving problems and working with numbers, accounting may be a good fit for you.

Students learn to report, analyze and manage accounts. You’ll gain a strong understanding of business principles and theories. Learn business finance, business ethics and business communication alongside managerial and financial accounting. Then, delve deeper into accounting information systems, auditing and personal financial management.

You’ll also benefit from an education grounded in liberal arts. Sharpen your ability to communicate, solve problems and think critically.

Opportunities to study:

  • Auditing
  • Business analytics
  • Economics
  • Federal income tax
  • Finance
  • International business
  • Personal financial planning

Prepare for an accounting career at Columbia College

Businesses and organizations rely on managerial accountants to report, analyze and manage expenses and revenues.

Accounting graduates are prepared to help companies manage day-to-day financial transactions. This could include examining financial statements, computing taxes, organizing financial records and suggesting ways to improve efficiency.

Employment of accounting occupations is expected to grow at an average rate through 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • Auditing
  • Accounting support
  • Accounting management
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll
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Michael Cross

"Flexibility is an essential business skill, and it is based upon both a personal mindset and a business culture. It is something we have to cultivate. "

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Questions about admissions? Call the main line.

Main line: (573) 875-8700


Want to know more about our programs? Contact the department.

Department phone: 573-875-7535
Office: New 101
Email: BA@CCIS.edu

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Available program formats

  • General education requirements 39-42 credit hours
  • Core requirements 45 credit hours
  • Electives 18 credit hours
  • Multicultural requirements 6 credit hours
  • Total degree requirements 120 credit hours

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