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Bachelor of Science Degree

Accounting is one of the most exciting and important roles in every organization - businesses, government or non-profit. Employers are looking for inquisitive thinkers who can critically evaluate information and then communicate the core ideas in a brief manner.

The pinnacle of our program requires five years of course-work and prepares the student for the Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA) program at CWU College of Business and to sit for the CPA licensing exams.

Tuition and Fees*
$2,339.60 per quarter
* Full Time Resident
Des Moines, Ellensburg, Lynnwood, Yakima
* Yakima coming Fall of 22

What can I do with a degree in Accounting?

Accounting is a versatile degree. Students who graduate with a major in accounting may find jobs in many areas of business including: banking, financial planning, sales, production management, client management, product development, procurement, and general management.

Students can obtain a Bachelor’s degree as an entry point to corporate accounting, or they can study specialized areas like management and governmental accounting, fraud/forensic accounting, or internal auditing.

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To learn more about this program, contact For opportunities and wages in this field visit the Employment Security Department of Washington.

Accounting Major MAP

Please refer to the current Central Washington University Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog. For any majors outside of the College of Business and any College of Business minors, refer to the CWU University Catalog for requirements.

Major Requirements / Road Map