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Accountants are responsible for analyzing and preparing financial records for corporations, government agencies, small businesses and private citizens. Morehead State's Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting will give you the skills to prepare you for a career as an accountant in a wide range of career fields, including tax, auditing, controllership and more. As s student, you'll take courses in tax, governmental, auditing, accounting information systems and more.


Online Option

The online completer option is available to students pursuing degrees in accounting. Upper level courses may be completed online for students who have already completed the pre-business core requirements. The online option allows you to finish the last two years of classes online. 

The program is also ideal for students who have completed their general education and business prerequisite courses at MSU, through Kentucky Community & Technical College System (KCTCS) or any institutionally accredited college or university. However, these prospective students should speak with one of our advisors prior to making the decision to transfer in order to ensure that requirements are met. Email for more information on advising.

Program Requirements

All students, including transfer students from declared majors within the University and transfer students from other academic institutions are classified as pre-business majors until admitted into the business program. Pre-business majors will be admitted to the program after completion of the pre-business core course sequence and attainment of an overall cumulative GPA of at least 2.25 (on a 4.0 scale) for all courses completed at and transferred to MSU.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program pursue careers in corporate, personal or private accounting, financial advising, consulting, investment planning and more. 

MSU's Career Services  offers career planning, interview and resume preparation assistance, internship placement, and services to help you find a job after you graduate.