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Bachelor of Science


A Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Concordia University, St. Paul will equip you for a successful accounting career in any industry.


Course Length

58 Credits


On Campus


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Your future in accounting starts at CSP. Our program puts an emphasis on sound financial principles, blended with a classic liberal arts education. After graduation, you’ll be ready to take the reins in any corporate accounting position. Looking to go above and beyond? Expand your skill-set with professional certifications such as the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and the Certified Management Accountant (CMA).*

*(Students interested in earning these certifications should check with their state’s CPA or CMA education requirements.)

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Accountant and Auditor $ 69,350

2017 Median Income

10 %

Job outlook 2016-26
(Faster than average)

Budget Analyst $ 75,240

2017 Median Income

7 %

Job outlook 2016-26
(As fast as average)

Credit Analyst $ 84,300

2017 Median Income

11 %

Job outlook 2016-26
(Faster than average)

Program Outcomes

The BS in Accounting program at CSP builds a well-rounded academic foundation, prepares graduates with hard skills in financial business management, and offers mentorship opportunities from expert faculty.

Smoothly make the transition from college to career with an accounting degree that encompasses several business concentrations. CSP graduates feel confident making that leap after learning accounting-specific skills like how to audit, model a business, and manage corporate finance. You’ll also branch out further into business analytics, organizational behavior, and even business ethics.

What your future in accounting holds is entirely up to you. Help a Fortune 500 company reduce their carbon footprint while lowering expenses, or advise a nonprofit looking to expand their positive impact in a local community. No matter what path you choose, start it at Concordia.

Student Outcomes

CSP graduates are leaders and trailblazers. Meet some of our alumni below and see how they’re shaping the world.

Sarah May

Senior Tax Associate at RSM

Crystal Thompson

Nonprofit Audit and Tax Associate, CliftonLarsonAllen


CSP was ranked in the Top 10 “Career Ready” Institutions & Top 10 “Career Ready” Feedback for First-Generation College Students in the 2021 SkillSurvey Career Readiness.

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Career Support

The support system you’ll enjoy at CSP continues far past the day you receive your diploma. Our Office of Career Development helps students and alumni find meaningful work through job & internship assistance, networking opportunities, interview prep, and much more.


Meet our faculty

Our world-class faculty use their decades of experience to nurture your success from the first day of class all the way to graduation— and beyond.

Eric Grube

Assistant Professor, Business Administration - BBA

Rev. Dr. Michael Dorner

Vice President for Finance | Assistant Professor of Accounting