Accountancy

accounting

Overview

The Accountancy degree at Oregon State University - Cascades prepares students for successful careers in the major fields of accounting including tax accounting, cost accounting, auditing, corporate accounting and not-for-profit accounting.

With a degree in Accountancy, you could become a corporate accountant and work in the controller’s office or that of the chief financial officer. Or, you could work as a cost analyst in the production department of a company. One popular option is to become an independent auditor and "test” the financial records of companies and organizations. 

Program Degree Requirements

Accounting courses are completed during the Junior and Senior years at OSU-Cascades. All lower division course work for OSU-Cascades is offered by COCC and/or Ecampus. 

Business Professional School Application Process for Cascades and Corvallis

The College of Business operates with a Professional School model of education. This means students complete pre-business courses as freshmen and sophomores before applying for admission to the Professional School program at OSU-Cascades. A student must be admitted to the Professional School to register for upper-division courses within the academic programs offered at Cascades. Admission to the Professional School at Cascades does not concurrently admit a student to the Professional School at Corvallis. If transferring to Corvallis, a student must be approved for entry to the Corvallis program and seek advising from the Corvallis campus.

Learn more about the application process for the Professional School at OSU's main campus in Corvallis.

Apply to the Professional School at OSU-Cascades.

Advising

Advising Tools:

Accountancy Checklist/Advising Guide (PDF)

Detailed advising information can be accessed by visiting the OSU-Cascades Advising page.

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The accounting profession is projected to grow much faster than average (employment increase of 29% or more) over the period 2010-2020 with 100,000 or more job openings over this same period.

OSU-Cascades' new Accountancy degree program starts this fall. Apply now!

Accreditation

The accountancy program is a replica of the accountancy degree offered at OSU’s College of Business in Corvallis. The OSU College of Business is one of 160 institutions worldwide to have achieved accreditation for its accountancy program by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB is the internationally recognized accreditation organization for university business programs.