The first step to building a successful career in ACCOUNTING is earning the degree that will both teach you the necessary skills and provide you with the crucial credentials to embark upon a rewarding career. At LCU, the Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting degree will give you the foundational tools you need to succeed and prepare you for the future.
Our Accounting degree is 120 credit hours however, for those students wanting to sit for the Certified Public Accountancy exam we have developed what we call a "fast track". When you earn your Bachelor's of Accounting from LCU you are eligible to earn a Master's degree in just 30 credit hours, instead of the traditional 36 credit hours. Earning your Master's degree will give you those extra hours you need to sit for the CPA exam as well as another credential behind your name.
So, why become an accountant?
It's simple. Accounting is an essential part of any business's day-to-day operations, and it has been proven time and time again that companies that employ good accounting practices succeed better than those who don't. As an accountant, you will be involved in decisions that are at the center of business operations of all kinds. Accountants work with businesses to develop strategies to improve economic efficiency.
What can I do with an Accounting degree?
Some accountants go into public accounting and become partners in accounting firms. Others, go into corporations as internal auditors, managerial accountants, tax planners, and information systems consultants.