School of Business
Earn your BBA in Accounting
An accounting degree in Mercer’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program will prepare you for a career in the profession. Accounting Business majors graduate with a deep understanding of areas in the field, including financial, cost, audit, taxation, not-for-profit, and governmental accounting. Beyond the classroom, Mercer’s dedicated and experienced faculty combine foundational knowledge with real-world experience. As a result, you will be ready to launch your career or pursue graduate school to advance your skills.
Mercer students are also consistently passing the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam, opening the door for a wide variety of accounting positions.
As you earn your accounting business degree, you will also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a variety of accounting settings, applying the skills and knowledge you learn in the classroom.
Your Mercer BBA in Accounting experience
In addition to immersive learning, Accounting Business majors may also take a service-learning course, serving the Macon community by participating in the Internal Revenue Service’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
Explore BBA in Accounting courses
Accounting business majors take courses such as:
- Accounting Information Systems
- Fraud Examination
- Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting
- Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Environment of Business
- Principles of Marketing
- Tax Accounting
View course descriptions for the accounting business degree.
View program requirements for the bachelor’s degree in accounting.
Careers and graduate study options
Students who successfully earn an undergraduate accounting business degree can pursue careers with public accounting firms, government agencies, and corporations. Mercer graduates with a BBA in Accounting work at top companies and firms, including:
- Ernst & Young
- Reliance Trust Company