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What will I learn?

Accounting is a professional major that prepares you for entry-level positions in public accounting, management accounting, and financial management.

Gain the basic knowledge of accounting theory and practice. Explore accounting’s interrelationship with other fields of business, including financial analysis, operations management, and information technology.

Graduate with the background you need for your first accounting job, and for professional examinations including the Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.

Degree Requirements

The program combines core classes, specialized courses, electives, and an internship. You will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Featured Core Classes

  • World of Business
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Business
  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Exploring and Planning Career Options

Specialized Accounting Classes

  • Financial Reporting Theory I-III
  • Cost Management
  • Federal Income Tax Concepts
  • Auditing Concepts and Problem
  • Internship in Accounting

Additional Requirements

  • Internship in Accounting
  • Electives

Career Outlook

When you graduate, you will be prepared to enter a growing industry. The demand for professional accountants is predicted to grow over the next decade, due in part to globalization and complex tax laws.

You will have many specialties from which to choose, including reporting standards, auditing, federal income taxation, cost accounting, budgeting, technology, and management consulting.

Which department am I in?

Barney School of Business

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$40,490.00 per year
USD $20,245 per term

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

Start date

25 August 2020, 4 January 2021, 20 January 2021


Barney School of Business

200 Bloomfield Avenue,



06117, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A candidate for admission to the University of Hartford must be a graduate of, or student who will be graduated from, an accredited secondary school, or must have passed a state secondary school equivalency examination.

For international students

Applicants must have official transcript/record from each high school (secondary school) they have attended.

IELTS - 6.5


Pearsons – 58

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About this uni

Located on a beautiful campus in the United States, the University of Hartford is perfect for career-focused, community minded students.

  • Small class sizes with a student-to-faculty ratio of 9:1
  • 46 countries represented on campus
  • Top 5% of business schools worldwide (accredited by AACSB)
  • #57 for engineering programs (U.S. News & World Report)