Students working on an accounting project in the Accounting program at FSU Panama City


Bachelor of Science

Organizations in nearly every industry require professionals with expertise in accounting. An accounting degree is versatile and prepares students for a variety of business settings. Accounting is the language and basic tool of business, determining how a company is doing and what is the bottom line. A bachelor’s degree in accounting from FSU Panama City offers students the expertise to succeed in the business world, opening the doors to a variety of careers across the U.S. 

Certification Exam Prep

Work on Master of Accounting while in the program, satisfying Florida's educational requirements to become a certified public accountant. 

High Salary

The mean annual wage for Accountants and Auditors in 2022 was $86,740, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Robust Career Options

Accounting majors may become CPAs, bank officers, auditors, financial planners, IRS agents, business consultants, and more.

What can I expect from the Accounting Program?

World-class faculty members bring industry experience and research insights into the classroom. Members of the Accounting Professional Advisory Board, which comprises successful business leaders from across the nation, ensure that the curriculum remains cutting-edge and relevant to the complex and ever-changing business landscape. Prospective accountants will be prepared to work in an increasingly complex environment. In addition to gaining accounting knowledge, students will discover a broad knowledge of business and business skills through real industry problem solving.

Requirements & Coursework

This Program is eligible for the Strategic Emphasis Waiver, which could save you up to 50% on applicable course fees. Learn more about the program.

What degrees or certifications are offered in the Accounting program?

• Bachelor of Science
Master of Accounting

Tuition Waiver

These Programs are eligible for the Strategic Emphasis Waiver, which could save you up to 50% on applicable course fees.
Learn more about the program.

What types of careers could this program prepare me for?

This program prepares students to become a CPA or CMA. Highly qualified FSU students enrolled in this major are able to pursue a combined bachelor’s/master’s pathway that gives them a jump-start on a master’s degree. A degree in accounting prepares students for a CPA, CMA or one of many other professional licenses. Graduates may work as a CEO, CFO, comptroller, tax accountant, perform IRS audits, or enter related fields with the Department of Revenue, FBI or other institutions.