The concentration in Accounting is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of accounting and the skills necessary to analyze, evaluate and report financial information as well as identify local and international issues that affect the business environment. The program is offered in-class and through distance learning instruction.
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting could help students obtain a career in governmental accounting, public accounting, forensic accounting, and private accounting. The degree also aligns with the educational requirements of the CPA (certified public accountant), CMA (certified management accountant), and CGFM (certified government financial manager); however, each certificate has further requirements that should be completed after graduation. For more details on the CPA licensure in the State of Hawaii, visit the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs website.