Bachelor of Arts or Science

Business – Emphasis in Accounting

Average Time to Complete 3-4 semesters

About the Program

MBU | Bachelor’s | Online – From entrepreneur to investment advisor to nonprofit fundraiser, Mary Baldwin business graduates are prepared for a staggering and perennially popular range of careers. Our general business program equips you with a broad-based understanding of the business world, while the marketing and communication major focuses on learning how to help organizations effectively and responsibly communicate their brand.

The degree in Business is a preparation for engaging in the world after graduation in almost any endeavor, whether profit-seeking or not. The core of the program focuses on three critical abilities:

  • To communicate one’s ideas to others and to learn from them
  • To organize people and activities in order to effectively accomplish one’s goals
  • To track and evaluate progress against those goals

Students will be required to complete a series of business courses intended to provide a foundation in essential business competencies which will be supplemented by additional coursework in one of seven emphasis areas.

Career Paths

  • Public accountant
  • Financial accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Financial analyst
  • Auditor
  • Fraud examiner

Cost & Financial Aid

2016–2017 COSTS
Tuition: $495 per credit hour
Technology Fee: up to $60 per semester

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

Support resources for Mary Baldwin University students:

How to Apply

Application requirements:

  • Official transcripts of all post-secondary work

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