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Online - Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Accounting

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Begin August 23

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Launch A Valuable Accounting Career On Your Timeline.  

Our Degree Means Something

Our AACSB-accredited program teaches you auditing, financial, cost and tax accounting and how it applies to your future career. You’ll start with the basics and work your way up to classes tailored to fit your interests and needs.

100% Flexible

With year-round classes you can start your degree when you’re ready. Our program is 100% online giving you the flexibility to work, complete an internship or just balance life’s other responsibilities while earning your degree.

Prepare for Your Future

You'll be taught by the same qualified, award winning faculty who teach our on-campus classes, letting you learn from the best how to be the best. Our graduates go on to work at companies like Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, KPMG, Wells Fargo, Federal Bureau of Investigation and more.

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The numbers tell the story…

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Top 5% 
business programs worldwide

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Program information

  • AACSB accreditation
  • Accelerated MBA option
  • 4-, 8-, and 16-week courses to meet your learning preferences
  • Award-winning advising and coaching team
  • Year-round classes to reduce time to degree
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We let our graduates do the talking...

"Southeast online is about you. It helps you to be a better person. I learned time management, I learned how much more I can do, I learned that if I have a problem there are people that can help me. I would not be where I am today without Southeast!"Bessie Conner, '14, Southeast Online graduate

Our Alumni Go Places.

Below are just a few examples of the companies who hire graduates from the Harrison College of Business and Computing at Southeast Missouri State.

  • Anders CPAs + Advisors /AT&T
  • Bunge North America
  • Dell Secureworks
  • DHL Supply Chain
  • Edward Jones
  • Ernst & Young
  • Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • Garmin
  • Google
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • KPMG
  • Major Brands
  • Metlife
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Microsoft
  • Mondi
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Qualtrics
  • pwc
  • TDAmeritrade
  • TG Missouri
  • The Bank of Missouri
  • Thompson Financial Advisors
  • TricorBraun
  • Tyson Foods Inc.
  • U.S. Bank
  • Vizient, Inc.

The accounting curriculum teaches the rules and procedures of financial, cost, tax, and governmental accounting. CPA exam pass rates place Southeast above the averages in both the state universities in Missouri and the national average. Invest in your future today.

  • Admission to the University meets requirements for entry into the accounting program.

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Below is a sample of a few courses in the BSBA: Accounting program.

  • AC 321. Financial Accounting and Reporting I.
    Theory and procedures concerning financial accounting and reporting. (3).
  • AC 331. Cost Accounting and Analysis.
    General principles of cost management systems, job order, process and standard costing; budgeting; responsibility accounting; and performance evaluation. (3).
  • AC 435. Taxation of Individuals.
    An examination of federal income taxes with an emphasis on current laws applicable to individual income taxpayers. (3).

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  • "I am quite ecstatic for the opportunity to offer our accounting program online. It is very exciting to help people pursue their goal of working in the accounting profession. It is equally exciting for us to be able to reach out, whether geographically close or far removed, and connect with those seeking to deepen their accounting education in the online environment. I look forward to working with future accounting professionals and helping to turn their dreams a reality." 
    —Dr. Leisa Marshall, Ph.D.
    Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance

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