The major in accounting is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in accounting. This program will qualify graduates to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination in Virginia. However, certification requires 150 hours of college credits. Most public accounting firms give hiring preference to applicants who have completed the full 150 hours prior to starting work.
This degree program can be completed either on campus or fully online. Students interested in the online format should make sure to select the "fully online" option on the information request form linked below to learn more about eligibility.