The Bachelor of Science in Accounting with an Emphasis in Government/Non-profit Accountancy Program is offered by Kaplan University to individuals interested in learning about the accounting principles and financial reporting techniques used in state and local governments including Yellow Book Regulations. The study would include learning through examination of the US economy’s various non-profit sectors. Total program length is one hundred eighty (180) credit hours.
The program curriculum requires the completion of Core Courses, Major Courses, and Open Elective Courses. Core Courses includes Core Courses include 100/200 Level Communication Course, 100/200 Level Mathematics Course, 200 Level Communication Course, 300/400 Level Arts and Humanities Course, 300/400 Level Physical Science Course, and 300/400 Level Social Science Course. Major Courses include Accounting I, Accounting II, Managerial Accounting, Federal Tax, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Business Math, 100/200 Level Major Elective, Intermediate Accounting I, Intermediate Accounting II, Business Law, twenty-four (24) credits of 300/400 Level Major Electives, and the Bachelor’s Capstone in Accounting. Total Open Elective Courses total fifty-nine (59) credits.
The program prepares students to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Examinations. Graduates can look forward to career opportunities in different public and private organizations including accounting firms, non-profit organizations, governmental agencies, corporate accounting or tax departments, and business enterprises. Kaplan University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Advanced Start Option can be completed by finishing a minimum of ninety (90) credit hours at a tuition rate of $ 425.00 per credit hour. This is open to associate degree holders and bachelor degree holders in other fields. Regular bachelor’s degree tuition costs $ 371.00 per credit hour.