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Learn more about the concentrations offered in our Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration programs by clicking on the links below.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting Concentrations
The auditing forensic accountancy concentration curriculum introduces you to the basics of the financial audit—from the engagement letter through the audit steps to the exit interview and audit report.
The managerial accountant profession focuses on this value chain, utilizing tools such as just-in-time (JIT) inventory management systems, total quality management, activity based costing, and applying the theory of constraints to manage bottlenecks.
As part of the public accountancy concentration, you will be introduced to taxation, financial accounting, and managerial and cost accounting, as well as auditing and mergers and acquisitions.
As part of the tax accountancy concentration, you will be introduced to auditing and the impact that an audit may have on current and past taxable income.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Concentrations
This concentration is designed to help you develop skills that are relevant to the opportunity cost of business decisions and to the general financial-analysis techniques used in corporations.
Our human resources concentration is designed to help you become familiar with the key elements of human resource management in today’s workplace. The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Kaplan University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in human resource management aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.
As a student, you will develop the skills relevant to portfolio management and investment analysis, learning how to assess decision-making approaches and techniques and apply them to financial situations.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in management focuses on preparing you with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits you need to pursue positions in a variety of business fields.
Marketing is an encompassing concept inherent to all businesses. Graduates of this concentration will be prepared with the skills to succeed in such roles as entry-level assignments in numerous marketing positions related to brand management, industrial marketing, research, new product planning, advertising, retail, services marketing, consulting, and others.
A business degree with a concentration in social networking and Internet marketing prepares you with an understanding of what it takes to successfully sell products and services online and prepares you to manage a firm’s online marketing activities.
With a concentration in procurement, you’ll be prepared for the workplace with practical skills, including negotiating and monitoring agreements/contracts and analyzing proposals, financial reports, and other information to determine the best source of supplies.
Courses within the project management concentration could help students develop skills in leadership and communication, problem solving and critical thinking, and understanding concepts of multiculturalism and diversity.
This concentration is designed to help students develop the skills relevant to real estate sales and the real estate industry as they apply to a wide range of financial situations.
Earning your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in risk management and insurance helps you develop knowledge and skills that are relevant to insurance sales and the broader insurance industry.
This degree plan focuses on providing an understanding of business-to-business and business-to-consumer selling concepts, customer analysis and relationships, and leadership strategies for successful salesforce management.
This concentration is designed to expose students to the key processes of supply chain management and logistics covering the planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing, conversion, and logistics management as well as the information systems supporting these areas.
The wealth management concentration is designed to help you develop the skills relevant to wealth management, portfolio management, and financial planning, and apply concepts related to wealth management and portfolio management as they relate to the financial industry.
Bachelor of Science in Finance Concentrations
As a student in the Bachelor
of Science in Finance with a
concentration in real estate, you
will develop the skills relevant to
real estate sales and the real estate
industry as they apply to a wide range
of financial situations along with a
heavy focus and understanding of
other areas in the financial sector.
This concentration is designed to help you develop skills
that are relevant to the opportunity
cost of business decisions, and general
financial-analysis techniques used in
corporations. Students have the
opportunity to pick from a list of
electives to develop a concentration
that suits their interests in finance.
The investment concentration
is designed to expose students
to various investment alternatives,
such as derivatives and mutual
funds, and encourage them
to explore risk management
techniques necessary to optimize
an investment portfolio.
Earning your Bachelor of Science
in Finance with a concentration in
risk management and insurance
helps you develop knowledge and
skills that are relevant to insurance
sales and the broader insurance
industry along with a heavy focus
and understanding of other areas
in the financial sector.
This concentration is designed
to help you develop the skills
relevant to wealth management,
portfolio management, and financial
planning, and apply concepts
related to wealth management and
portfolio management as they relate
to the financial industry along with
a heavy focus and understanding
of other areas in the financial sector.
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