At Mount Saint Mary's University Online, you’ll develop a strong background in business leadership and decision-making. You will develop skills in management, sales, accounting, business law, economics, and marketing—and you can choose to focus on specific industries.
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration+-
The Bachelor of Science program in Business Administration prepares students for professional careers by stimulating rigorous, imaginative, analytical, and inquisitive attitudes. An emphasis on teamwork and problem solving is evident at all levels of education in the business administration major.
The emphasis in Management offers a curriculum based on practical, applied courses that qualify students to enter administrative positions immediately after graduation. Courses cover the broad spectrum of business activity and allow students to choose from a variety of possible career opportunities in large, midsize and small organizations.
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Accounting+-
The Bachelor of Science program in Business Administration prepares students for professional careers by stimulating rigorous, imaginative, analytical, and inquisitive attitudes. An emphasis on teamwork and problem solving is evident at all levels of education in the business administration major. The department offers four areas of emphases. Each emphasis is described below:
The emphasis in Accounting qualifies students to enter private, public and governmental accounting. Students are prepared in the practical areas of tax accounting, cost accounting and auditing as well as the application of computer techniques to corporate accounting systems. Graduates will be qualified for professional employment in corporate accounting departments, public accounting firms, and governmental agencies.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting Concentration at Mount Saint Mary’s University (MSMU) offers 124 credit units which allows graduates to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam in California. Additionally, to become a licensed CPA, all state boards of accountancy require 150 academic credit units Individual states may have further requirements such as a state-specific exam (e.g., California requires an ethics exam). For a general overview of CPA licensing requirements by state and territory, visit This Way to CPA. To help determine the requirements to obtain a CPA license in your particular state, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.