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OSU’s accounting major prepares students to become trusted accountants, advisors, auditors, financial reporting analysts and tax experts who support businesses and organizations in the global marketplace. Accounting students at OSU-Tulsa can take advantage of the university’s downtown location and flexible class options to network and discover internship and career opportunities with nearby businesses and organizations. DEGREE OPTIONS AVAILABLE IN TULSA • Internal Reporting, Control, and Auditing prepares students to work with leaders of businesses and other organizations to generate and analyze accounting information. Professionals involved in internal reporting, control, and auditing are important advisors within an organization, using business expertise, communication and interpersonal skills, and accounting knowledge to improve decision-making within that organization. • External Reporting, Control, and Auditing prepares students to help ensure that accounting information is useful for making good judgments. Accounting information provided to external stakeholders is a vital resource that allows capital market participants to make informed decisions, regulators to obtain needed information, and economic resources to be allocated efficiently. Those using this accounting information include investors, creditors, regulators (such as the IRS), and many other stakeholders.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS • At least 45 hours must be upper-division. • Minimum 2.50 GPA in all School of Accounting major requirement courses and 2.50 GPA overall. • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST? OSU is one of the best values in the Big 12 and has lower tuition and fees than many Tulsaarea schools and online-only institutions. Students taking 15 credit hours (full time) will pay approximately $6,636 per semester in tuition and fees and an estimated $630 for books and supplies. (Estimates based on 2021-2022 tuition and fee charges. Books and supplies will vary based on classes taken each semester.) OSU-Tulsa offers financial aid, scholarships and tuition waivers, with several dedicated specifically to transfer students. Possible options for Accounting majors include: • OSU-Tulsa Transfer Tuition Waiver Scholarship or Regents Distinguished Transfer Waiver • Sandra and Gary Trennepohl Endowed Scholarship • Milton F. Usry Ph.D. Endowed Scholarship in Accounting Contact the OSU-Tulsa Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 918-594-8273 or to learn more.


TRANSFER MAP COURSES INCLUDE • Accounting Information Systems • Advanced Accounting Tools and Technologies • Internal or External Auditing • Federal Income Taxation • Foundational Accounting and Data Skills • Information Assurance Management • Strategic Management

Evening, hybrid and online courses make it easy for students to pursue a degree while working.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE? Use this chart below to see how long it will take you to complete your bachelor’s degree at OSU-Tulsa if you transfer with 60 credit hours from your two-year institution. If you transfer with fewer than 60 credit hours, the number of semesters will increase accordingly. CREDIT HOURS/SEMESTER










You can increase the credit hours you take each semester by taking classes online or in a hybrid format, where classes meet one or two times in person and the rest of the time online.


Your Map to Success

Steps to take on your way to earning your OSU degree in Tulsa: FRESHMAN YEAR @ TWO-YEAR SCHOOL Meet with your academic advisor. Meet with an OSU-Tulsa academic counselor. OSU-Tulsa has representatives on TCC campuses regularly and academic counselors can meet by appointment. Follow OSU-Tulsa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up on events and activities.

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SOPHOMORE YEAR @ TWO-YEAR SCHOOL Complete admissions application to OSU. Meet with your academic advisor. Meet with an OSU-Tulsa academic counselor to discuss how the credits you’re taking will transfer. Connect with faculty at OSUTulsa to learn more about the program and introduce yourself. Your OSU-Tulsa academic counselor can help with this. Submit your FAFSA with school code 003170 along with your OSU application to be considered for scholarships and financial aid.

Transfer admission requirements: 2.00 GPA for 60+ hours; 2.25 GPA for 24-59 hours; 2.25 GPA plus high school admissions requirements for 7-23 hours.

• Corporate accounting • Internal auditing • Financial accounting and reporting • Treasury


Meet with your OSU-Tulsa academic counselor to choose your classes.

Meet with your OSU-Tulsa academic counselor to make sure you’re on track to graduate.

Network with your peers and build experience for your resume by joining a student organization.

Complete graduation application prior to the beginning of your final semester.

Consider adding a minor to gain additional skills or pursue your unique interests.

Volunteer or complete an internship to gain valuable experience in your field.

Polish your research skills by attending workshops at the OSU-Tulsa Library.

Consider participating in research with faculty.

Research graduate degree and certificate options.

Attend Transfer Day in the spring or fall to finalize your transfer to OSU-Tulsa.



Connect with OSU-Tulsa Career Services to explore internship opportunities and discuss your career goals. Join Beta Alpha Psi. Participate in mock interviews.

Attend Career Services workshops for job searching, resumes and interviews, then attend the OSU-Tulsa Career Fair. Apply to jobs or graduate programs. Walk in OSU-Tulsa’s Graduation Ceremony.

Apply for scholarships.

POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS • Colleges and Universities • Government Agencies • Health Care Providers • Hospitality Businesses • Retail Stores

• Audit and assurance • Tax • Analytics • Fraud and forensics

• Non-profit organizations • Public accounting firms • Companies in the energy industry

Some of these careers may require extra training or education.

SALARY POTENTIAL In 2020, OSU Accounting graduates reported an average salary of $51,513 and a high salary of $77,220 per year.


GRADUATE STUDY Many Accounting majors continue their education by pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree or graduate certificate. Related graduate programs available at OSU-Tulsa or OSU in Stillwater include: • Accounting, master’s and doctoral • Business Administration, master’s (MBA) • Business Analytics and Data Science, master’s • Economics, master’s and doctoral

• Statistics, master’s and doctoral • Management Information Systems, master’s and doctoral • Applied Statistics, master’s

• Finance, doctoral • Entrepreneurship, doctoral


OSU-TULSA PROSPECTIVE STUDENT SERVICES 918-594-8355 | | Interested in pursuing this program at OSU in Stillwater? We can put you in touch with a transfer admissions counselor.

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