Bachelor of Science 

Accounting at Greenville University 

Learn to make financially sound decisions. Accountants perform essential roles in society by compiling and verifying financial results for both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Accounting is also one of the fastest-growing fields in the U.S.

Greenville University's accounting program is uniquely designed to train future accounts and business leaders by equipping students with skills and expertise that will set them apart in the business world. As such, we aim to provide students with advanced knowledge and training in accountancy, believing that ideas have the ability to transform students' lives for work and prosperity in their communities. As a strengths-based program, Greenville celebrates the God-given characteristics that makes students unique, and we empower our pupils to use and develop their interests and talents. 

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A history of success
Graduates who choose to pursue the CPA certification have an impressive pass rate.
A career in demand

Opportunities in accounting, advisory services, and finance continue to grow. GU graduates have found success in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors as accountants, advisors, auditors, consultants, entrepreneurs, and finance professionals. Develop the specialized skills you need to succeed in business by choosing GU. 

Hands-on experience

Gain real world experience as you spend 80 hours preparing income taxes with the Volunteer Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

Why GU


Christ-centered. Learn how to integrate your faith into your future accounting career.


Deepen your education. We’re a liberal arts school. That means you get a holistic education that introduces you to many subjects and ideas, helping you grow your interests and skills. 


Personalized attention. Experience personal growth and plan your career under the guidance of faculty who know your name and cheer your success. GU’s low 11:1 student/faculty ratio and community atmosphere allow professors to invest in their students, and know your strengths and abilities in the field of social work.

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Accounting, BS Success Story

Success Stories

I believe the Briner School of Business Accounting Program equipped me with knowledge and abilities not found in a textbook. Their unique approach to educating Christ-like businessmen and women granted me the fortitude to conquer the CPA exam and pursue a care in public accounting with PwC. Attending Greenville University was the best decision of my life!

-Nathan Potts, Class of '18

Accounting, BS Course Requirements

Visit the Online Undergraduate Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.

To meet the requirement for the accounting Bachelor of Science degree each student must complete 66 credits.