Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) July 9, 2009 - July 9, 2009 -
Grantham University (http://www.grantham.edu), an online university serving working adult students around the world, announced today that it has added a Bachelor of Science in Accounting to its current degree offerings. This program is designed to provide broad exposure to the theories, principles, and practices of today's fast-growing accounting profession.
"With the creation of more stringent government regulations and an increased awareness of ethical practices in business, the accounting profession is projected to experience rapid growth and increased job opportunities over the next 10 years," said Dr. John Theodore, dean of Grantham University's Skousen School of Business. "This program not only offers more variety to our students; it also fulfills a need for qualified professionals in the accounting and auditing fields."
The Accounting program requires 122 hours of coursework for the bachelor's degree and the curriculum offers a solid foundation in business, management, economics, and organizational behavior. At the completion of the program, the graduate will have an opportunity to effectively apply the skills learned in audit, tax, information systems, and general financial areas to a final auditing project offered in the capstone course.
Consistent with its mission to offer accessible, affordable and academically challenging online courses and degree programs, Grantham University is committed to keeping the cost of attendance low with an undergraduate tuition rate of $265/credit hour. Textbook and Software Grants that cover the cost of required textbooks and software are available for many undergraduate and graduate degree seeking students. Grantham University classes start weekly with Accounting classes offered in 8-week sessions. For more information on degrees in Business and Accounting, call 800-955-2527 or visit: http://www.grantham.edu/academics/degrees_accounting.php.
About Grantham University:
Established in 1951, Grantham University is a private institution that specializes in online education for the working adult student. Its mission is to provide accessible, affordable and academically challenging online courses and degree programs that prepare its graduates for careers in business, engineering technology, computer science, criminal justice, information technology and other professional fields. Grantham University offers a military scholarship and discount program for active duty, reserve, guard, veterans and military family members, as well as scholarships for law enforcement professionals. Grantham's courses are 100% online, allowing students to study at home, at work, on Temporary Duty (TDY) or from almost anywhere in the world. Grantham University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). For more information, visit http://www.grantham.edu or call 1-800-955-2527.
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