Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
*Students interested in visiting other Alabama campuses must contact the specific campus for visit information and registration as available dates and times vary.
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Global Campus meets the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
Are you curious about learning in the online environment? Would you like to take an online class, but feel that you need more information? Discover more about learning in the online environment, the skills and technologies that are required, as well as some helpful tips on how to become a successful online student.
Troy University’s Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Accounting with a concentration in public accounting provides the foundation for entering the world of the professional accountant. An undergraduate degree in accounting will also give you a strong foundation in business-related topics such as marketing, finance and management.
Earning your BS or BA in Accounting with a public accounting concentration gives you flexibility in choosing employment or furthering your education. If you choose immediate employment, you will have the skills to obtain an entry-level position in service industries, manufacturing or government. If you choose to further your education, you will have the coursework necessary to enter graduate programs in accounting such as the Master of Accountancy. Additional education beyond a BS or BA in Accounting will typically qualify you to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination.
As a TROY student, you will have an opportunity to seek a paid internship at one of the many local, regional and national firms that recruit students from Troy University. Most of the internships offered to TROY students begin in January of each year and last three months. Your degree completion will not be extended if you earn an internship opportunity.
You will also be invited to participate in the many recruiting activities sponsored by the School of Accountancy. You will take part in our annual Accountancy Day celebration which provides networking opportunities with local, regional and national CPA firms as well as government agencies and industry representatives. You will also be invited to participate in our Meet the Firms recruiting events that offer one-on-one networking opportunities. You will have occasions to build your job-seeking skills in our Interview Skills Workshops co-sponsored with the Alabama Society of CPAs.
As a TROY student, you will also join the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)—one of the most prestigious professional organizations in the United States—as well as the Alabama Society of CPAs. You will be encouraged to participate in professional activities and to join other professional associations including the Accounting Society. In short, the School of Accountancy will provide many opportunities for you to improve your networking and job-seeking skills.
While you earn your degree at Troy University, you will be supported by our diverse and experienced faculty. The School of Accountancy is committed to helping you achieve your educational goals. Because our faculty members have significant, real-world experience, course instruction focuses not only on vital concepts but also on practical application of these concepts.
TROY’s Accounting Advisory Council provides valuable guidance to the program, ensuring that the program is structured to meet the needs of accounting professionals and the business community. Troy University’s Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Accounting with a concentration in public accounting prepares you for the challenges and opportunities of today’s complex business environment as well as those of the future.
The BS and BA in Accounting with a public accounting concentration provides you with: