B.S. Accounting

Major Minor

A degree in accounting from Concordia University, Nebraska gives you the education to succeed in just about any aspect of the business world. Here, you get the foundation you need to become a certified public accountant, work for government institutions or in a private accounting firm, pursue a career in finance or corporate management accounting or become an entrepreneur. 

When you major in accounting at Concordia, you will: 

  • Be prepared with the qualifications to become an accountant or to work in an accounting-related field.  
  • Earn your accounting degree from a university that intentionally intersects Christian faith, life experiences and academics to help you grow as a whole person.  
  • Find an accounting internship that fits your interests, so you get hands-on training. 
  • Serve your community and expand your knowledge and interpersonal skills. 
  • Gain the professional and personal insight you need to succeed in your accounting career after graduation. 

Accounting Courses

120 credit hours
100% career outcome rate1
15:1 Student-to-faculty ratio

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Program Highlights


As an accounting major at Concordia University, Nebraska, you’ll find a distinctive blend of faith-based instruction and real-world, hands-on experience, including: 

  • One of the elite accounting programs in Nebraska, with award-winning professors, many of whom are practicing accountants and business professionals.  
  • An inextricable foundation of Christianity woven throughout Concordia's accounting program: from faculty and administration to student activities.  
  • A focus on being good stewards of the resources God has entrusted us to manage and acting out our faith in an ethical way. 
  • The chance to grow in your faith and find your vocation in accounting. 


As experts in accounting, our faculty and instructors bring years of experience to the classroom. 

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Meet our students

Annie Schmidt
Parker, Colorado

Without my quality education and professors who pushed me to see all the opportunities in accounting, I would not be where I am today. The accounting program at Concordia opened so many avenues to pursue and grow in my professional career.


The College of Business at Concordia University, Nebraska has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).  

Degree Goals

An accounting graduate from Concordia University, Nebraska will be able to:  

  • Employ the theory, language and practice of accounting in ethical ways. 
  • Implement core financial concepts such as ratio analysis, capital budgeting, dividend policy, leverage and acquisition valuation. 
  • Apply accounting theory to various businesses and organizations within global and ethical frameworks. 
  • Define and meet the needs of various companies and accounting clients. 

Business Minors and Concentrations


  • Accounting  
  • Business  
  • Computer Science 
  • Marketing 
  • Mathematics 


  • Accounting 
  • Agribusiness 
  • Business 
  • Communication  
  • Entrepreneurship  
  • Finance 
  • Leadership 
  • Marketing 

Career Outcomes

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) 

  • Assist businesses and individuals with financial planning 
  • Advise on investments 
  • Compile and file taxes 
  • Help complete mergers and acquisitions 
  • Offer consulting and auditing services 

Financial Analyst 

  • Help businesses make investment decisions 
  • Gather information and data about stocks, bonds and other investment opportunities 
  • Advise clients on prudent options to grow their financial portfolio 


  • Prepares and examines financial records for businesses or individuals  
  • Ensures financial records are accurate 
  • Assesses financial operations 
  • Advises organizations to help them run more efficiently and ensure the company is running with accuracy, efficiency and integrity 

Tax Accountant 

  • Research, understand and translate an ever-growing collection of tax statutes governing the international, federal, state and local tax codes 
  • Help businesses or individuals prepare their tax returns  
  • Consult to minimize tax liability and ensure compliance with all applicable tax laws, rules and regulations 


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