The courses of study toward a Bachelor of Arts degree in the School of Business are designed to prepare the student to assume positions in middle and upper management in business and governmental organizations. The below programs provide additional study in accounting as well as the potential to gain practical business experience through a supervised work-study internship.

A graduate with an accounting major has a broad exposure to business concepts and in depth knowledge of the accounting discipline. The alumni of this program would be prepared for entry level positions in the accounting profession and have sufficient accounting credits to sit for the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) and the Certified Management Accountants (CMA) examinations in most United States jurisdictions.

Preparation for the CPA and CMA examinations are integrated in the curriculum and the School offers courses specifically for the purpose of preparing candidates to take these professional examinations.

The School of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The bachelor of arts degree in accounting is one of the degrees accredited by this international business program accrediting body.

The Associate of Arts degree program in Accounting is designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of accounting and financial administration.

The accounting program is offered on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and the St. Thomas Campus.  For more information about this program contact Dr. Dion Gouws, CPA