The Accounting major at Avila

Develop and hone your analytical skills with Avila’s Accounting B.S.B.A. degree. We’ll prepare you to take the lead in the fast-paced, in-demand banking, and finance industries. The program curriculum is built on a solid foundation of critical thought and economic theory, preparing you to be at the heart of an organization’s financial decision making.

Avila’s small class sizes mean you’ll have one-on-one access to your professors and our faculty’s extensive professional network mean our students intern at some of the top companies and organizations in the region. Once you’ve graduated, you’ll enter the workforce familiar with the economic, legal and professional environments you’ll encounter, armed with the financial and interpersonal skills employers are seeking.

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MORE THAN NUMBERS. The mentorship mentality of your professors will open doors and help you make important connections outside of the classroom.
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Are you interested in accounting?
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Be Prepared for Your Career

Incoming first-year students are guaranteed access to an internship or research experience before graduation. Avila students have completed hands-on learning experiences at: 

  • Burns & McDonnell
  • Kansas City Royals
  • Chipotle
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Avila Accounting graduates are pursuing careers as:

  • Accountants
  • Financial Advisors
  • Stockbrokers

Avila School of Business graduates work at:

  • Sprint
  • Burns & McDonnell

Transferring to Avila?

We work with you to make the most of your transfer credits so you’re on track to graduate with a bachelor’s degree.

4+1 Accelerated MBA Option

Interested in earning a bachelor’s in business and an MBA? The Avila School of Business offers an early admission option to outstanding undergraduate business students. This option to be admitted early to the MBA programs allows you to earn the bachelor’s and master’s degree in as few as five years. Prospective students are eligible to apply after completion of at least 55 credit hours and once admitted, can begin taking graduate courses after 75 credit hours are earned.

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Student Success Center

If you need assistance in the classroom, navigating your major, or a counselor, Avila’s Student Success Center is here to help. Your success is what makes Avila special and the SSC is here to help you transition into college and assist you throughout your college career.

“The level of assistance, professionalism and care that the Avila staff exhibited every day towards their students was truly unmatched by other colleges I have attended. “

David Kesner / ’20
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Avila University School of Business, Whitfield Center
11901 Wornall Road / Kansas City, MO 64145 / 816-501-3720

Tamara Shinn, Office Manager, School of Business
P: 816-501-3720 / E:

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