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Minor in Accounting

Why Earn Your Accounting Minor at Saint Leo University?

Want to become fluent in the language of business? With knowledge in accounting, you’ll make a big contribution, armed with the skills to make sound decisions, prevent fraud and steer organizations to profit.

 Students with majors other than business administration may also minor in accounting. Business administration majors may also minor in an area that is not their specialization.

Learning Experience:
Campus Online
Est. Time to Complete:
4 years
Credit Hours:
15 hours
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Undergraduate Accounting Program Details

Saint Leo's Accounting minor will help you master challenging concepts, including:

  • Liabilities
  • Revenues
  • Expenses
  • Budgeting
  • Cost-volume-profit analysis
  • Managerial decision-making
  • Valuation of liabilities and equity
  • Revenue realization
  • Income taxes
  • Leases
  • Financial statement disclosures
  • Cost accounting
  • Forecasting

Learn Your Way: 
Online, On Campus, or Near You

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  • What are the on-campus facilities like?

    Students who pursue their degrees at Saint Leo’s main campus near sunny Tampa Bay, Florida, join a community of enthusiastic learners just like them. 

    Psychology students enjoy plenty of engaging learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom, as well as exciting departmental events.

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  • What are the benefits of earning your accounting degree online?

    Saint Leo University’s online learning experience provides a well-rounded education with the flexibility to tailor your course of study to meet your individual needs. We know our students have lives outside school, and we seek to meet them where they are. Online students can count on receiving excellent academics as well as opportunities for hands-on learning.

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  • Taking online classes has afforded me the opportunity to learn while maintaining a job. They give me some flexibility to study at times that work more cohesively with my schedule and allow me to utilize resources such as the library 24 hours a day.

    Bentley Streat | Hayes, VA

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Are education centers near you offering accounting degree programs?

You may also choose to pursue your degree through one of our education centers, which merge a traditional in-person education with the flexibility to match your lifestyle. Education centers offer eight-week academic terms as well as evening and weekend classes.

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Career Outlook

No matter which learning experience you choose, you will receive plenty of professional development opportunities, industry knowledge from expert professors, and support from the Saint Leo community. All this together means that you will be ready for a successful career or continued studies upon graduation.

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  • How will you gain real experience?


    Accounting students have interned at Entegra Power Services, LLC; Sunrise of Pasco County; Grant Thornton, LLP; SK Financial, CPA; Crowe Horwath, LLP; Seema Jain, CPA, PA; and Bashor & Legendre, LLP, CPAs.

    Guest speakers

    Meet recruiters, alumni and professionals working in the field, such as Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants' former president, Jose Valiente.

Co-curricular activities

Join the Pacioli Accounting Club.

Job-ready prep

Learn essential business skills like resume writing, presenting and interviewing.

College of Business

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  • Saint Leo University’s Donald R. Tapia College of Business provides a values-centered education that develops tomorrow’s business leaders. Our students create a personal legacy of character and integrity, developing into responsible global citizens ready to contribute to society across numerous fields. As the largest Catholic business College in the U.S., students find flexible degree program options at University Campus, education centers in five states, and online.

    From associate to doctoral offerings, our accredited degree programs infuse student-centered teaching, future-paced research, entrepreneurial leadership, and professional networking opportunities. Students publish papers in esteemed academic journals, present original research at national conferences, and travel around the world to learn about the complexities of overseas markets. Faculty bring decades of practical experience to the coursework, ensuring students are on the cutting edge of their desired field to achieve career success.

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