Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

Department of Accounting and Business Law

Degree Description

If numbers are your second language, then the B.B.A. in Accounting from Lamar University could open the door to your dream career. At the conclusion of the program, you'll be prepared to effectively address accounting issues and business-related problems in your career. Watch the interview with faculty and alumni for an inside perspective of the program.
If you are interested in becoming a certified public accountant, you can seamlessly integrate this degree into a Master of Science degree in Accounting, where you'll take the CPA exam as part of your program.

Why Study Accounting at Lamar?

The Lamar University B.B.A. in Accounting program emphasizes concepts of the field and offers you the benefits of a solid business foundation through complementary courses in management, finance, technology, marketing and business law. 
Lamar University also boasts a strong partnership with the Southeast Texas Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, which opens doors for our accounting students.

Career Paths

You will leave this program prepared to begin a variety of accounting- and financial-related careers in business, industry, government and nonprofit organizations. You could pursue employment as a financial accountant, holding positions such as staff accountant, internal auditor, tax accountant, management accountant, financial analyst, financial manager, revenue analyst, budget analyst or business manager.

Primary Careers

General Accountancy, Certified Public Accounting (additional credentials needed)