What will I learn?

The accounting curriculum provides an opportunity for students with varied interests to obtain a broad-based understanding of the role of accounting in the measurement and communication of financial and economic data. In the Bachelor's Degree in Accounting - BS program, a number of interdisciplinary courses have been designed for those students wishing a maximum overview of multinational issues in accounting and taxation as well as for those students who intend to pursue more advanced studies in accounting. Accounting students who expect to take the Certified Public Accountant professional examinations should select elective courses with the approval of and in consultation with the Chair of the Accounting Department.

Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire the knowledge necessary for the understanding of business data
  • Develop the technical skills necessary to measure, analyze, and interpret economic data
  • Learn how to effectively communicate economic data
  • Acquire the accounting foundation that enables them to pursue advanced study required for the successful completion of the CPA exam

Career Opportunities

  • Auditor
  • Actuary/Underwriter
  • Bank Officer
  • Budget Specialist/Manager
  • Bursar
  • Business Analyst
  • Chief Financial officer
  • City Manager
  • Controller
  • Corporate Accountant
  • Cost Accountant
  • Financial Adviser
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Insurance Agent
  • Investment Banker
  • Investment Manager
  • Officer Manager
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Public Accountant
  • Real Estate Manager
  • Research Analyst
  • Revenue Officer
  • Risk/Finance Analyst
  • Special Agent IRS/FBI
  • Staff Accountant
  • Stock Broker
  • Taxation Specialist
  • Treasurer

Which department am I in?

School of Business

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$31,920.00 per year
USD $15,960 per semester/term for (12-18 credits) (This fee is for 2019-2020 and it may subject to change for the coming year)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 August 2020, 19 January 2021

Venue

School of Business

230 Park Avenue,

BRIDGEPORT,

Connecticut,

6604, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For applicants who have not yet received their secondary or high school certificate/diploma.

For international students

Applicants must have completion of secondary or high school certificate/diploma.

You must demonstrate English language proficiency in one of the ways listed below. If you cannot demonstrate English language competency in one of these ways prior to registration, you will be given the University English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB) test upon arrival. If you pass at a satisfactory level, you may be able to begin academic classes.

  • Proof of completion of Advanced Level at the University’s English Language Institute (ELI)
  • Attainment of a satisfactory score on the University of Bridgeport’s English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB)
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 75 (IBT) for undergraduates and a minimum score of 80 (IBT) for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum IELTS Band score of 6.0 for undergraduates and a minimum IELTS Band score of 6.5 for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 53 for undergraduates and a minimum PTE Academic score of 58 for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum Duolingo English Test score of 90 for undergraduates, and a minimum Duolingo English Test score of 95 for graduates
  • A grade of “C” or better from an accredited American university for one semester of college English Composition
  • An official letter certifying completion of ELS (English Language Services) Level 112
  • An official “O” level or “A” level Certificate indicating a grade of “C” or better in English
  • An EIKEN score of Grade 2A or above for undergraduates and a score of Grade Pre-1 or above for graduates
  • A score of 4 or better on the “English A” Higher Level examination in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program
  • WAEC, WASSE, CXC, etc. – Score of “C” or better on English Language exam

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About this uni

Located just one hour from New York City, the university is set amongst 400 acres of parkland along the coast of the Long Island Sound.

  • Bridgeport is located close to Boston and New York City
  • Ranked the 39th most diverse university in the U.S.
  • Offers academic merit scholarships to international students
  • Small class sizes with a 16:1 student-faculty ratio