Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business


Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Program Description

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting is a versatile degree, offering a foundation in business and providing a strong orientation for those who choose to pursue certification(s) as Certified Public Accountants, Certified Management Accountants, Certified Financial Managers, Certified Internal Auditors and Certified Fraud Examiners.

This fully online degree is designed for those who want to work in the fields of general accounting, auditing, managerial accounting, taxation or government accounting. With a degree in hand, you can work in CPA firms, large corporations, small businesses, not-for-profit entities or government organizations at all levels (federal, state and local).

The accounting program has the highest job placement rate among all of UAF School of Management’s programs. Students are placed in excellent professional jobs in Alaska and throughout the country; BDO and KPMG regularly recruit our students as interns and employees.

UAF’s accounting degree is the only one of its kind in Alaska accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the premier global accrediting body for business and accounting programs and schools. Small class sizes and several active student organizations offer you opportunities for career guidance, networking, internships and soft skill development to complement the technical skills gained through your coursework.

This is intended to be a four-year program.

Courses (120 Credits)
Major & Degree Requirements
  • Income Tax
  • Managerial Cost Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Auditing OR Internal and Government Auditing
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Essential Precalculus with Applications
  • Business Ethics
  Complete four of the following:
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
  • Advanced Taxes
  • Internal and Government Auditing
  • Student Investment Fund OR Business Analytics

Refer to the UAF Catalog for the full list of course requirements.

Cost Breakdown
Tuition Fees Other Expenses
$234/credit for 100- & 200-level courses $5/credit Technology Fee (max $60/semester) $50 Application Fee*
$282/credit for 300- & 400-level courses $5/credit Libraries Fee $50 Graduation Fee
$6/credit Facilities Fee
$9-11/credit Network Fee
$25/credit eCampus Fee
$56/credit School of Management fee for 300- and 400-level courses

* Use code UAFSOM when applying to get your application fee waived!

Estimated Cost of Program Based on Current Rates: $41,020

For more about UAF costs, visit our Financial Aid website.

Careers in Which Our Graduates Excel
  • Accounting clerking
  • Banking
  • Budget analyst
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Controller
  • Corporate analyst
  • Credit authorization
  • Criminal investigator
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Executive management
  • Financial management
  • Government
  • Intelligence
Admissions Requirements
No special admissions requirements. General UAF requirements for a bachelor’s degree can be found here.

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