Accounting

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: January 15
Application fee: $60
Full-time
Intakes: September, January
International tuition: $37,921
Domestic tuition: $37,921

Program overview

Elon offers both the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Accounting. The B.S. degree provides students with a strong background in the liberal arts and seeks to develop their competency in accounting for entry level positions in business and industry. It includes the central topics of financial and cost accounting, plus an introduction to taxation, auditing and accounting information systems. The M.S. degree allows students to gain advanced knowledge in financial accounting, audit, taxation and accounting information systems. The program is designed for those students seeking to become CPAs and work in public accounting. Students can choose concentrations in auditing or taxation. Internships Accounting majors are required to complete at least one internship for academic credit under either BUS 381 or ACC 481. Examples of internships students have completed include financial advisory services for Deloitte, risk advisory for Ernst & Young, tax for PricewaterhouseCoopers, audit for KPMG and operations analysis for Credit Suisse.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Test Scores International students may apply for admission to Elon without submitting SAT or ACT scores, as long as they have spent at least three years of high school outside of the United States. However, in order to be considered for some of our merit-based scholarships, you must submit test scores. If your native language is not English or you are attending a school where English is not the primary language of instruction you must demonstrate English proficiency by submitting the TOEFL or IELTS exam score. Minimum TOEFL score requirement: 80 (internet-based test) Minimum IELTS score requirement: 6.5 The Duolingo English Test will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Career opportunities

The accounting program prepares students to be a professional accountant in public accounting, corporate industry, government and other business organizations. Elon Accounting alumni work for employers such as Baker Tilly, BDO, CohnReznick LLP, Deloitte, EY, Grant Thornton, KPMG, Lincoln Financial Group, PwC and RSM.

Campus location

Elon , United States

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