Accountancy (B.Acc.)

From internships with the Big Four to coursework focused on career skills, our students graduate ready to launch a career.

Successful organizations require financial leadership, whether you plan to run a Fortune 500 company or a local non-profit. Develop the skills and experience you'll need to become a public or private accountant, often with a full time job offer before graduation.

Program Snapshot
Program type:
Est. time to complete:
4-5 years
Credit hours:
120 (B.Acc.); 144 (B.Acc./M.Acc.)

Why Study Accountancy at UND?

With a Bachelor of Accountancy (B.Acc.) from UND, you'll have business experience and skills that are in demand.

You'll select one of two accounting tracks at the University of North Dakota:

  • The B.Acc. sets you up for a career in public accounting. This track provides foundational coursework for those who plan to take the CPA exam, prepares students for accounting careers in industries that don't require the CPA certification, and provides financial analysis skills valuable for a variety of business careers.
  • The combined B.Acc./M.Acc. program puts you on the fast track. You'll earn both a bachelor's and master's degree in 5 years and prepare for the CPA exam.


This program is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Accreditation by AACSB International puts the UND CoBPA in the top 5% of business schools in the nation.