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Department of Accounting, Finance, and Entrepreneurship
College of Business


The Department of Accounting offers the BBA degree with a major in accounting. Also, we work with the College of Business Graduate Business Studies to offer the Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA) and the PHD in Business with a concentration in Accounting.

Excellence In Accounting

There are many reasons why you should consider pursuing an accounting degree at JSU. All of our full-time accounting faculty members are Certified Public Accountants with real-world experience.  Moreover, a majority of them also hold a terminal degree in the field of accounting. These faculty members are dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals in a student-friendly atmosphere—we internationally limit most classes for accounting majors to 35 students per course.  We have a very active Accounting Society Organization which provides a variety of opportunities for our students to learn more about the accounting profession and interact with professional accountants.  Finally, the College of Business offers internship, co-op, and permanent placement assistance to all business graduates. 



The College of Business’ accounting degree is a specialized academic program that provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field of accounting. Generally, our bachelor’s degree program in accounting takes four years to complete and covers a wide range of topics related to financial management, analysis, and reporting. The curriculum for an accounting degree typically includes courses in financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, taxation, and information systems. 

Our finance degree is a specialized academic program that focuses on the principles and practices of financial management. This degree typically takes four years to complete and provides students with a comprehensive understanding of financial systems, investment strategies, and risk management. The curriculum for a finance degree covers a wide range of topics, including financial accounting, corporate finance, investment analysis, financial markets, and international finance. Students also take courses in economics, mathematics, and statistics to gain a better understanding of the broader economic environment.

We also offer an entrepreneurship degree program which is a specialized academic program that provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to start and grow a business. The degree generally takes four years to complete and covers a wide range of topics related to entrepreneurship, including business planning, marketing, finance, and innovation.The curriculum for an entrepreneurship degree focuses on developing the skills needed to create and manage a successful business. Students learn about market research, customer analysis, product development, and strategic planning. They also learn about the legal and financial aspects of running a business, including accounting, taxation, and risk management.


In addition to classroom instruction, accounting, finance, and entrepreneurship degree programs often provide opportunities for hands-on learning through internships, co-op programs, experiential learning projects, and case studies. These experiences allow students to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real-world business situations, helping them to develop practical skills and gain valuable experience.

“Challenging Minds, Changing Lives.”


Graduates of our accounting, finance, and entrepreneurship degree programs are well-prepared for a variety of career paths, including public accounting, corporate accounting, risk management, investment banking, and more. Our entrepreneurship degree program produces quality graduates that are ready to pursue careers as entrepreneurs, small business owners, or managers in startups and established businesses.


Public Accounting Corporate Financial Reporting Internal Audit Audit Agencies
Internal Revenue  FDIC FBI State Tax


We seek to unite those who have similar interests in the accounting field, provide them with experiences that will expand their knowledge about the accounting profession, and enhance their ability to make sound decisions about their career path..

Want to learn more? Click below to view our organization.



JSU College of Business Knack Managed Peer Tutoring Program

Student Success

Accounting Society

Accounting Course Descriptions

Finance Course Descriptions

Entrepreneurship Course Descriptions

COB Clubs and Organizations



For more information, please contact us at (601) 979-2411.  We look forward to meeting with you and seeing how our program can help you achieve your goals.



College of Business


(601) 979-2411