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Earn Your Bachelor of Professional Accountancy in Accounting

Accounting is offered through the Paul Dickinson College of Business.

The accounting degree at OBU is a rigorous program designed to equip students for a variety of professional jobs upon graduation. Primarily, it is designed to prepare graduates to pass the Uniform Certified Public Accountant examination. Nonetheless, that process also prepares students not aspiring to become CPAs to work in nearly any industry. We seek to prepare students to fill God’s calling in their lives by providing them with the skills to achieve their goals.

Program Options

Program Option Degree Plan
Bachelor of Professional Accountancy (B.P.A.) PDF
Bachelor of Professional Accountancy (B.P.A.) - Interdisciplinary Emphasis PDF
Bachelor of Professional Accountancy (B.P.A.) - Information Assurance Emphasis PDF
Minor in Accounting PDF

What makes an OBU Accounting degree special?

An accounting degree from OBU is a great choice for students who want to enter a challenging career field with virtually unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement. Our program is designed to prepare graduates to pass the Uniform Certified Public Accountant examination. Class sizes are small and students can avail themselves of considerable individualized attention should they need it. 

What are OBU grads doing with their Accounting degrees?

OBU accounting graduates currently work in each of the Big 4 national and international accounting firms (e.g., Ernst & Young, KPMG, etc.), notable regional firms (e.g., Finley & Cook, Grant/Thornton), large profit-oriented corporations (e.g., Devon, Chesapeake), notable non-profit organizations (e.g., the State Auditor’s Office, Citizen Potawatomie Nation), and a myriad of other large and small corporations too numerous to mention. Our graduates get jobs in organizations that fit their personal goals, and they are eminently successful.


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