Build on your associate's degree and earn your bachelor's in two years with a concentration in accounting from CSU’s College of Business while studying in Castle Rock.

The two-year Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program offers a flexible option to build on your Associate of Arts in business to earn a sought after AACSB-accredited degree from CSU's College of Business.

Gain critical accounting skills while developing a deeper understanding of the business world through coursework in strategic management, business information systems, marketing, sustainable enterprise, and more. Expand your opportunities to pursue a variety of fulfilling career paths that are increasing in demand.

The Student Experience

Our innovative course-delivery technology brings the Fort Collins classroom experience to Castle Rock, Colorado, at the Sturm Collaboration Campus.

Classes are taught in-person by College of Business faculty in Castle Rock on Mondays and Wednesdays, with coursework complemented by a mix of interactive, live-streamed lectures and on-demand classroom-capture video.

Earn the Same Degree as CSU Fort Collins Students

The AACSB-accredited bachelor's of accounting program gives you the opportunity to graduate from CSU’s renowned College of Business and walk during our commencement in Fort Collins, and your diploma will reflect the same degree earned by students studying at the CSU Fort Collins campus.

Graduates Find Career Success


Equipped with an in-demand degree, students and alumni of the program are able to capitalize on their access to the College of Business’s dedicated Career Management Center, which provides one-on-one assistance with internship placements, job preparation, career exploration, networking opportunities and professional mentoring relationships. 

Within 90 days of graduation, 90% of College of Business bachelor's graduates who concentrated in accounting reported a job or educational placement, with an average starting salary of $55,563. Graduates also join a College of Business alumni network of 35,000 and growing.

There are so many careers that can stem from this one single major.”

– Falene Young, Instructor, CSU College of Business
Castle Rock BSBA accounting concentration program

Victor Amaya

“The beauty of our profession is how flexible it is, and the ability for you to find a path that’s right for you.

Victor Amaya, CPA & CSU accounting alumnus

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Program at a Glance
Delivery:  Face to face, complemented by digital delivery
Location:  Castle Rock, CO
Length:  The degree can be complete in two years with a full-time course load and fall semester start
Start Dates:  August, January, May
Schedule:  Onsite classes take place two days a week on Mondays and Wednesdays

A minimum of 120 credits – including transferred credits – are required to complete this degree. The number of courses at CSU needed for completion of the program depends on the number of transfer credits awarded and fulfillment of All-University Core Curriculum. See full curriculum details.

Degree awarded: 
On diploma: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
On transcript: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Concentration in Accounting

Start Dates and Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester Apply by August 1
  • Spring SemesterApply by January 1
  • Summer SemesterApply by May 1
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Contact Us

We're always excited to talk with students considering becoming part of the CSU Ramily! 

Morgan Parsley

Morgan Parsley

Student Success Coach

Morgan serves as the Student Success Coach for the two-year accounting bachelor’s degree in Castle Rock. She has a wealth of experience in higher education and is eager to assist students through the enrollment process.

Please contact Morgan with any questions about applying to the program.


Phone: (970) 682-7251

Falene Young

Falene Young

College of Business Instructor, Castle Rock accounting program

Falene, who completed her Master of Accountancy at CSU's College of Business, shares insights into what it's like to be in the program, answering questions about course material, class schedules, and whether the degree is a good fit for students based on their professional interests and career goals.


Phone: (970) 491-5610

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