Program Type
Undergraduate Major
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)
Modes of Study
Blended;In person

Tuition & fees

Costs include tuition, fees, & other costs such as books. See cost details

Financial aid

On average, 92% of enrolled students who file a FAFSA receive an offer. 91% of offers include scholarships, grants, waiver, and/or work-study. Explore aid

Program duration

Typical completion time: 4 years. Flexible options may save time. Explore options


SAT & ACT scores optional. Early action & year-round admissions. View application process & deadlines

Program highlights

  • Prepare for entry-level positions in accounting and gain most of the hours needed to qualify for the CPA exam.
  • Study in an AACSB-accredited program, a mark of quality sought after by business schools.
  • Gain hands-on, professional experience in your area of interest through an internship.
  • Learn from expert faculty with experience working in public and non-public accounting.
  • Join the Accounting Society to learn more about the profession, network with fellow students, and demonstrate student leadership.
  • Take advantage of our Accelerated Graduate Pathway to the MaineMBA.
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Experiential learning

Gain firsthand experience through accounting internships at one of our 200 partner organizations. The internship is a cooperative, supervised work experience that involves the student, employer, and a School of Business faculty sponsor.

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Career opportunities

Prepare for work in a variety of public and corporate accounting positions, including large firms and sole proprietorships; in Federal agencies such as the FBI, IRS, GAO, and the Department of the Treasury; and with non-profit organizations such as social service agencies, public school systems, and hospitals.

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Program requirements

Gain the knowledge and skills needed for the critical role accountants play in a rapidly changing business environment.

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Quality accreditation

Our School of Business is AACSB-accredited. This mark of distinction is achieved by fewer than 5% of all business schools in the world.

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Diverse, expert faculty

Our faculty members possess an exceptional blend of academic and business knowledge, including PhD, CPA, and CMA credentials.

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Looking ahead to graduate school?

Our Accelerated Graduate Pathway to the MaineMBA can save you time and money in earning your Master’s in Business Administration.

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Obtaining CPA licensure

When you pair the Accounting major with the Advanced Accounting minor you’ll meet the requirements to sit for the CPA exam and obtain CPA licensure in Maine and most states.

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Scholarship opportunities

Scholarships offer valuable financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. You’ll be automatically considered for Merit Scholarships when you apply for admission by the deadline. Additional opportunities are available.

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Campus resources

The Maine Center for Business and Economic Research, Maine Small Business Development Center, and Center for Entrepreneurship can help expand business, management, and entrepreneurial acumen.

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