College of Professional Studies
Finance and Accounting Management
The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management degree program is designed to prepare you to leverage assets, manage budgets, achieve financial efficiencies, and maximize investments.
- Online Location
- Online Format
- Fall, Spring, Summer Entry Terms
- No Meets F1 Visa Requirements
The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management degree program is designed to align your skills with the evolving professions in the field of accounting and finance. Our AACSB–accredited curriculum integrates finance, accounting, technology, globalization, sustainability, and the impact of new forms of regulation with an experiential learning experience in the financial and accounting industries. You will understand the language of financial markets and will discuss best practices of financial and nonfinancial transparency and disclosure.
Competitive businesses are constantly looking for new talent able to enhance and control their performance. The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management degree program will develop your understanding of how to prepare and interpret financial statements, create and manage budgets, measure and disclosure important metrics and information, leverage assets, and maximize investments. With learning opportunities ranging from integrated reporting and analysis to international finance and investments, this bachelor’s degree program in finance and accounting management will develop your analytical capabilities—equipping you to pursue a career in the field of finance or accounting.
The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Minimum 120 total semester hours required
Minimum 2.000 GPA required
Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.
Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.
All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.
54 semester hours required
ENG 1105 - College Writing 1
ENG 1106 - Lab for ENG 1105
ENG 1107 - College Writing 2
ENG 1108 - Lab for ENG 1107
ENG 3107 - Writing for the Professions: Business and the Social Sciences
ENG 3108 - Lab for ENG 3107
Introductory Course Work
MGT 1100 - Introduction to Business
MGT 2310 - Organizational Behavior
Economics and Marketing
Ethics and Law
Accounting and Finance
Information Management and Technology
Choose one of the following:
Choose one of the following:
31 semester hours required
Accounting and Analysis
MGT 4850 - Business Strategy
4.00 - 4.00
Elective Courses/Optional Concentration
Complete one of the following options to reach 120 semester hours.
Complete 9 semester hours from the following and an additional 26 general elective semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.
Complete 9 semester hours from the following: ACC, FIN (4000 level)
Recommended General Elective Courses
Given industry trends, students are encouraged to consider the following general elective courses as they fulfill their elective requirements.
Note: Please consult with your advisor.
Complete the 15 semester hours listed below and an additional 20 general elective semester hours to reach 120 semester hours. Courses from the major may not double count in the concentration.
Complete the following four courses:
Complete one of the following elective courses:
Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace. This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.
Increasing globalization and economic growth are expected to drive demand for accountants and financial professionals. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job prospects for accountants and auditors are outstanding, with faster-than-average growth expected over the next ten years. While job opportunities are expected to be favorable overall, individuals with professional certifications, especially certified public accountants (CPAs), certified management accountants (CMAs), or certified financial analysts (CFAs), are likely to enjoy the best opportunities in the finance and accounting field.
- A degree in accounting is ranked #1, in terms of in-demand degrees, according to Forbes, 2016.
- 632,400 new business and financial jobs will be added by 2024 according to BLS, 2015. This is much faster job growth than other occupations.
What can you do with your degree?
The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management program is designed for students who desire to work in accounting- and finance-related positions. Careers to consider include:
- Financial specialist
- Accounting clerk
- Real estate appraiser or assessor
- Budget analyst
- Cost estimator
- Claims adjustor/examiner
- Financial analyst
- Insurance underwriter
- Loan officer
- Management analyst
- Financial advisor
- Tax examiner
- Revenue agent
Our industry-aligned faculty bring relevant real-world experience, knowledge, expertise, and connections that will help you achieve your career goals.
The university's financial aid policies are designed to enrich our campus community by ensuring that Northeastern is affordable for all admitted students. The below cost per credit is for non-lab courses. You can find the cost per credit of lab courses by visiting our Tuition and Fees page.
- $541 Cost Per Credit
- $10.2K Avg Institutional Aid
- 45% % Receiving Aid