Accounting and Business Management Studies is an integrated or combined program in accounting and business administration/management that prepares individuals to function as accountants and business managers.
Accounting and Business Management Studies majors and degree programs likely include instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations. As well, courses in management theory, human resources management and behavior, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Accounting and Business Management (use the College Search feature and enter " Accounting " or " Business Management " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Accounting and Business Management Studies?
There are a wide range of career positions in government, industry, and education with a degree in this field of study. Overall, you will likely use your business knowledge in marketing, finance, accounting, international business, operations, and project management.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Accounting and Business Management Studies:
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- National Society of Accountants
- American Accounting Association
- American Management Association
- American Finance Association
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