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Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Looking for a career without limits?

A BBA from the J.M. Tull School of Accounting equips you to thrive anywhere, in any industry, in any market. Accounting students learn the language and principles of business and problem-solving skills to make strategic decisions. Whether you aspire to be a tax expert, member of management, computer systems specialist, financial planner, entrepreneur, certified public accountant or CFO, a Tull degree creates a path to career success with limitless opportunities.

A rewarding career

  • Strong earning potential
  • Work in any industry, anywhere in the world
  • Lead business decisions
  • Solve problems
  • Speak the language of business
  • Be the trusted expert

 

Program Overview

Tull’s top 10-ranked BBA program is built on the idea that accountants should be competent businesspeople in a shifting global environment. Our curriculum includes significant exposure to courses in business, economics and management and is designed to give you a foundation to adapt to change throughout your career.

Topics include:

  • Accounting standards
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Product cost and budgeting
  • Taxation
  • Auditing, risk assessment and control
  • Accounting systems
  • Professionalism in the business environment

Positions & Placements

A Tull degree gives you a distinct career advantage: More than 95 percent of students are employed within three months of graduation. Alumni have held or hold positions as CEO or CFO of The Coca-Cola Company, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Lionsgate, The Cheesecake Factory, Viacom, LeaseQuery and more.

Below is a selection of job titles and companies that employ recent Tull graduates. The UGA Career Center provides a more extensive list.

Positions

  • Auditor
  • Financial Strategy Advisor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Commercial Banking Analyst
  • Cyber Officer
  • Financial Planner
  • Staff Accountant
  • Tax Consultant
  • Investment Banking Analyst

Employers

  • Citi
  • Deloitte
  • Raymond James
  • Delta Air Lines
  • EY
  • KPMG
  • PwC
  • SPANX
  • The Home Depot
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Stitch Fix

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