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Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

Financial decisions can be life-altering decisions. Experts are needed to ensure each one is sound. The bottom line, the numbers need to add up. If the thought of helping other people make sense of the financial numbers in their lives excites you, you should consider pursuing a business career with a BA or BS degree in accounting.

UC’s Hutton School of Business is considered to offer one of the best bachelor’s degrees in accounting in the country. As you pursue your bachelor’s in accounting, you’ll study with faculty members who are actively involved in the business community as financial advisors, tax consultants, officers of professional organizations, and members of corporate boards of directors. Small class sizes keep every study session personal and relevant toward your career future. You can also earn 3-to-15 credit hours, and gain practical work experience, through corporate internships.

UC’s business school offers majors and minors in business administration and accounting. The Hutton School of Business offers a healthy and challenging learning experience in both areas to help you develop your unique interests and talents. With your accounting degree, you can prepare for a position of leadership in the 21st-century global marketplace in a variety of industries.


As you complete your bachelor's in accounting, you qualify for entry-level jobs in accounting and finance. Job options can include:

  • Staff accountant
  • Auditor
  • Credit manager
  • Tax Examiner
  • Risk analyst


Learn more about our goals and outcomes: Hutton School of Business Outcomes Assessment 2019-2020


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 


Click here to view University of the Cumberlands' accreditation information. 

In addition to the overall institutional accreditation statement above, the Hutton School of Business at University of the Cumberlands has received specialized accreditations for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please refer to our IACBE member status page. Please review our Public Disclosure of Student Achievement.


Have questions about our Bachelor of Accounting? Requirements? Career opportunities? Our test-optional college admissions process? If so, fill out the form on this page and get some answers. We’re here to help you work toward helping others make sound financial decisions with your bachelor’s in accounting from University of the Cumberlands.

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Career Path

A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.