BBA in Accountancy

Drive an Ethical Work Culture


Become a Leader in Accounting


Accounting is the language of business.

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accountancy at ETSU is designed for students who want to pursue a general degree in accounting. In addition to learning foundational accounting concepts, you will also gain a broader understanding of business management and administration. This versatile degree will prepare you for diverse roles within the business world.

With 36 hours of accounting coursework, you are well qualified to sit for the CPA, CMA and CIA exams. We encourage students interested in a CPA license to continue on with your education at ETSU by pursuing a Master of Accountancy.

Through this program, you will become a critical-thinking professional who can maneuver through technological advancements and drive an ethical culture. You’ll use your accounting and business skills to make an impact in your workplace and beyond.


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The BBA in Accountancy at ETSU will prepare you to: 


Develop problem-solving and decision-making skills


Communicate effectively


Understand and use technology

What Can You Do with an Accounting Degree?


With a BBA in Accountancy from ETSU, you can pursue various careers that require a strong ethical leader, such as: 

  • CEO
  • CFO
  • Vice President of Finance
  • Financial analyst 
  • Accounting manager 
  • Financial planner 
  • Budget analyst 
  • Auditor
  • Tax accountant
  • Controller
  • Payroll manager
  • Financial systems analyst 

Many students also pursue a Master of Accountancy after finishing their BBA.  

Explore Careers in Accounting

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 125,000 job openings for accountants and auditors each year. As the economy grows, these types of workers will be needed to prepare and examine financial records.

AACSB Accreditation

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Less than 2% of accounting programs worldwide have received this prestigious accreditation. 

CBAT Career Services

Accounting Career Services

The College of Business and Technology has its own Career Services department geared toward your specific major and career goals.

Career coaching, resources, and networking opportunities are available so you can graduate career-ready for a competitive marketplace.

Additionally, an Accounting Networking Night is held annually in September where 30+ employers are on campus recruiting accounting students for internships and permanent positions. Employers participating include the “Big 4” international CPA firms, Crowe, LBMC, Elliott Davis, a host of regional CPA firms, TVA, IRS, FBI, state agencies, Eastman, Ballad, and many more. Two other CBAT career fairs are also held with multiple firms seeking accounting graduates.

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