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Study accounting at UWF and become the candidate companies recruit first. Qualify to take the certified public accountant exam and prepare to launch a successful career.

Why Study Accounting at UWF?

Our graduates consistently score highly in first-time passage of the CPA exam. Passing the exam the first time you take it puts you in a rare category.

You will graduate understanding how accounting affects all areas of business, and you will know how to communicate effectively—a highly coveted skill in the marketplace.

Our faculty are CPA professionals with real-world experience. They will help you connect what you are learning to how you will use that knowledge in the workplace.

The degree is offered face-to-face and fully online.

What You Will Learn

You will begin with the College of Business core courses, which provide a grounding in such areas as business systems, operations, strategy and marketing.

Then you will dive into financial accounting, cost managerial accounting, auditing, accounting information systems, taxation and more. You may also choose an accounting internship.

You will gain problem-solving techniques and communication skills, while learning to identify ethical issues and evaluate alternative courses of action.

The College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, known as AACSB International, something fewer than 4.7% of business schools worldwide can say.

A minor in accounting will provide you with a broad introduction to all functional areas of accounting. 

Interested in our online program?

UWF's online degree in accounting offers a unique combination of accounting knowledge, coursework in management topics and preparation for the CPA exam.

Visit Online Accounting BSBA

Careers & Outcomes

Accounting is a growing and lucrative field. Below are common job titles for accounting graduates, as well as examples of where our alumni work.

Job Titles

  • Budget Analyst
  • Cost Estimator
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Staff Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Revenue Tax Specialist
  • Bookkeeper


  • Carr Riggs & Ingram, CPAs
  • Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund, CPAs
  • Baptist Health Care
  • Warren Averett, CPAs
  • Sacred Heart Health System, Inc.
  • Anglin Reichmann Armstrong, PC

Program Details

AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been achieved by fewer than 4.7% of business schools worldwide.

In order to earn and sustain business accreditation, an institution must align with AACSB’s business accreditation standards that focus on mission, strategic management and innovation; support for learners, faculty and staff; and thought leadership and societal impact.

Featured Courses

A sample of featured courses you will take in the Accounting program.

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