Accounting Concentration (BBA)
In a world driven by cash flow, accounting experts are the heartbeat of the business sector. You'll become fluent in the language of business and learn to synthesize financial data into meaningful reports, which are the cornerstone of how free markets move efficiently. Accounting requires the greatest breadth of study of any business major, which translates into a broad base for career opportunities.
With Hamline's accounting concentration, you'll learn how to find the strengths and weaknesses in an organization's bank accounts; how to read the movements of financial markets to optimize revenue and position your organization for success; and how to guide individuals and organizations through the complex systems that control taxes, investmenting, and finance.
Internships for accounting students
We make sure you leave Hamline with hands-on accounting experience on your resume—and the opportunities are boundless. Whether you want to explore a career in finance, tax preparation, banking, or beyond, we have internship opportunities for you.
Examples of past accounting concentration student internships include:
- Magill Accounting and Tax LLC, staff accountant
- MBSC Taxes, tax preparer
- Opportunity Partners, accounting intern
- Ruvelson and Kautzer, LTD, paralegal intern
- Olympus Ventures LLC, financial accounting intern
- Johnson Controls, internal audit intern
- CLA Connect, assurance intern
- Ernst and Young Global, central assurance intern
Explore career paths
Our innovative courses and one-on-one mentoring by faculty will give you the tools to succeed in a variety of jobs, such as:
- Budget analyst
- Financial examiner
- Chief financial officer
- Personal finance advisor
- Internal auditor
- Forensic accountant
- Tax associate
- Audit and assurance associate
- Accounting and officer coordinator
- Accounts payable specialist
You can also put your degree to work in any number of fields, including:
- Public accounting
- Business analytics
- Financial economics
- General ledger accounting
- Cost accounting
- Forensic accounting
- Tax preparation
- Financial services
- Corporate finance
- Investment banking
Why study accounting at Hamline?
Better prepare for your career with our mentor program
With Hamline's career mentor program, you'll graduate with advanced career preparation after working one-on-one with your personal senior executive mentor to plan your career and learn what you need to impress hiring managers and recruiters.
Explore the Bachelor of Business Administration
Hamline’s Business Administration (BBA) degree encompasses a wide range of instruction and skill-building designed to make you a leader in today’s ever-changing business landscape.
Add a complementary minor to enhance your career
Stand out from the crowd and learn the skills necessary to thrive in any career with one of Hamline's interdisciplinary minors.
Business practice minor
Our minor in business practice gives non-business majors a foundational knowledge of businesses' critical functions, and the analytical tools to support them.
Data visualization minor
Learn to generate data visualizations using a broad array of software applications and programming languages, while exploring the ethical considerations.
Economic analysis minor
Build an interdisciplinary toolkit with select economics courses that will enhance your talents in another field.
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