The W. A. Franke College of Business accounting programs
Accounting is recognized as one of the world’s leading professions and will offer you many opportunities for a rewarding career. The W. A. Franke College of Business programs can prepare you for your first position in the field of accounting, enhance your employment opportunities, and more. These programs provide the technical, analytical, and transferable skills desired by today’s employers.
With our Professional Program in Accounting (PPA), we are meeting the ever-growing market demand for accounting graduates and CPA candidates with a comprehensive, quality accounting program that is also cost-efficient. The PPA is a five-year program that includes both the Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and Master of Business Administration – Accounting Concentration degrees. You may also take advantage of your time at FCB by studying for your Certified Management Accountant (CMA) credentials.
Your accounting degree options
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
Our BS Accountancy degree provides a foundation to prepare students for a variety of accounting careers in industry, government, and public accounting. A traditional four-year program, students complete 120 credits, including a 39-credit Business Core, and a 24-credit upper-division Accounting Core.
Master of Business Administration – Accounting Concentration
The Master of Business Administration – Accounting Concentration enables you to complete Arizona’s 150-hour CPA education requirements while enhancing the technical accounting skills and broad graduate-level business background necessary for successful careers in accounting and business. Offered over a 10-month period, students complete 20 credits of team-based, integrated MBA core classes and select four electives (12 credits) of graduate accounting courses.
State-by-state licensure information
To determine if our program meets the professional licensure education requirements for your state, visit the Professional Licensure by State website, select your state and scroll to *accountancy*.
Ranked Best Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in Arizona
FCB’s bachelor’s degree in accountancy is ranked as the best accounting program in the state of Arizona by AccountingEDU.org. AccountingEDU selects schools based on rates of those who pass the CPA exam the first time.
Accounting student organizations
In the FCB business division, several clubs provide opportunities for you to broaden your experience; to network with peers and mentors; and to round out the learning that takes place in the classroom. Take a look, attend a few meetings, and discover which clubs are the perfect match for you!