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.
- Anywhere 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
Complete one of the following courses with corresponding labs:
Complete the following two courses with corresponding labs:
Introductory Course Work
Economics and Marketing
Ethics and Law
Accounting and Finance
Information Management and Technology
Choose one of the following:
Choose one of the following:
28 semester hours required
Accounting and Analysis
Major 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 29 general elective semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.
Complete 9 semester hours from the following: ACC, FIN (4000 level)
Note: Please consult with your advisor.
Complete the 15 semester hours listed below and an additional 23 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 experiential learning model combines academics with professional practice to help students acquire relevant, real-world skills they can apply to their desired industry. Each program offers its own unique experiential learning opportunities, but they might include:
- Experiential Learning at Work — Working professionals collaborate with their employer to develop a project that addresses a key business need their company has, in an area they want familiarity with.
- Experiential Network (XN) — Students work virtually with a sponsoring organization on a short-term project over six weeks.
- Full-Time Co-op Opportunities — Students on co-op work in a paid position in their field of study for three to six months.
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.
- $1.6K Cost Per Course
- $10.2K Avg Institutional Aid
- 45% % Receiving Aid