Accounting Degrees in Oklahoma

Bacone College

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2299 Old Bacone Rd
(918) 683-4581 x7340

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Brown Mackie College-Oklahoma City

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7101 NW Expressway
(405) 621-8000

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Technology

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Brown Mackie College-Tulsa

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4608 S Garnett Rd Ste 110
(918) 628-3700

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Diploma in Accounting, Asspcoate of Applied Science in Accounting Technology

Accrediting Agency:

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Cameron University

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2800 Gore Blvd
(580) 581-2225

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Career Point College

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3138 S Garnett
(918) 627-8074

Institution Type:

2-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Accrediting Agency:

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management-Oklahoma

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4013 NW Expressway St.
(405) 767-9516

Institution Type:

4-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

M.B.A. with an Accounting concentration, Master of Science in Accounting, Graduate Certificate in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

East Central University

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1100 E. 14th Street
(580) 332-8000

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Master of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center

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4601 N Choctaw Rd
(405) 390-9591

Institution Type:

< 2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Accounts Receivable/Payroll Clerk Certificate, Payroll Accounting Clerk Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education and the Oklahoma State Department of Education

Metro Technology Centers

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1900 Springlake Drive
(405) 424-8324

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Accounts Receivable/Payroll Clerk Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Oklahoma Board of Career and Technology Education, Oklahoma State Board of Education

National American University-Tulsa

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8040 South Sheridan Road
(918) 879-8400

Institution Type:

4-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education, The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College

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200 I St NE
(918) 542-8441

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

One-year Accounting Certificate, Two-year Accounting Certificate, Associate in Applied Science with an Accounting option

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Northeastern State University

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600 N Grand
(918) 456-5511

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Master of Accounting and Financial Analysis

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

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709 Oklahoma Blvd
(580) 327-1700

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Oklahoma Baptist University

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500 W University
(405) 275-2850

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Professional Accountancy

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Oklahoma Christian University

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2501 E Memorial Rd
(405) 425-5000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Oklahoma City University

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2501 N Blackwelder
(405) 208-5000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Combined Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Oklahoma Panhandle State University

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323 Eagle Ave
(580) 349-2611

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

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107 Whitehurst
(405) 744-5000

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Master of Science in Accounting, PhD in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Oral Roberts University

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7777 S Lewis Ave.
(918) 495-6161

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The International Christian Accrediting Association

Rogers State University

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1701 W Will Rogers Blvd
(918) 343-7777

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an option in Accounting, Associate of Arts in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Rose State College

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6420 S E 15th
(405) 733-7311

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

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1405 N 4th Ave
(580) 745-2000

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Southern Nazarene University

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6729 NW 39th Expy
(405) 789-6400

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting - CPA, Bachelor of Science in Accounting with an M.B.A. alternative

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Tri County Technology Center

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6101 Nowata Rd
(918) 333-2422

Institution Type:

< 2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Diploma in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education

Tulsa Community College

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6111 E Skelly Dr
(918) 595-7000

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Certificate in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Certificate, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria Campus

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3850 N Peoria
(918) 828-2000

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Certificate in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Oklahoma Department of Education, and the Oklahoma State Board of Career and Technology Education

University of Central Oklahoma

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100 N University Dr
(405) 974-2000

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, M.B.A. in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

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660 Parrington Oval
(405) 325-0311

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Bachelor of Business Administration / Master of Accountancy

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Phoenix-Oklahoma City Campus

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3 Broadway Exec Pk
(405) 842-8007

Institution Type:

4-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Arts with a concentration in Accounting Foundations, Association of Arts with a concentration in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Accounting, Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

University of Phoenix-Tulsa Campus

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14002 East 21st St.
(918) 622-4877

Institution Type:

4-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Arts with a concentration in Accounting Foundations, Association of Arts with a concentration in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Accounting, Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

University of Tulsa

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800 South Tucker Drive
(918) 631-2000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Certificate in Accounting, Master of Accountancy

Accrediting Agency:

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Educational Requirements

Licenses for CPAs in Oklahoma are provided by the Oklahoma Accountancy Board. To apply to become a CPA, candidates must have graduated from a four-year, accredited college or university with an accounting major or its equal. Applicants must complete 48 semester hours in accounting and business- or finance-related subjects with at least 30 hours in accounting courses, including one course in auditing. The applicant must have completed 150 semesters of education.

Salary

Accountants and auditors in Oklahoma have an annual average wage of $56,940, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2011, and there’s a slightly higher concentration of accountants in the state than the national average. The job outlook for accountants and auditors is good, with growth expected through 2020. Certified public accountants and accountants with other professional recognitions have an advantage in the job market.

CPA Licensing in Oklahoma

To be licensed as a CPA in Oklahoma, applicants must be an individual of good character, have one year of public accountancy experience, pass an ethics exam prescribed by the Board, meet the education requirements required to sit for the CPA exam, and pass the Uniform CPA Exam. To sit for the exam, applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • Graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in accounting or its equivalent
  • Completed 150 semester hours, with 76 at the upper-division level of college or above
  • Completed 48 semester hours in accounting and related subjects, with 30 hours in accounting courses beyond principles including one course in auditing or assurance, and nine hours in economics, statistics, business law, finance, business management, marketing, business communication, risk management, insurance, management information systems, or computer science

Continuing Education Requirements

Active CPAs in Oklahoma are required to earn 120 hours of continuing professional education in every rolling three-year period. At least 20 hours must be earned every year, and four hours of Ethics are required in every rolling three-year period. CPAs working in industry must complete 72 hours of the 120 hours in subjects related to the practice of public accounting, with eight hours every year in the areas of taxation, assurance, or accounting. Licenses must be renewed annually.

Accounting Jobs in Oklahoma

Oklahoma has a booming energy industry, as one of the top states in the country for natural gas production. In this field, a variety of accountants are needed to manage large companies’ finances, internal audits, and taxes, as well as to account for resources within the company. Aviation is also a prominent industry in the state, providing opportunities for accountants to work for large aerospace firms or even the government.