Undergraduate degree in Public Accountancy

The Public Accountancy degree offers managerial skills to interpret financial information of organizations, generating opportunities that strengthen the administration of resources and their distribution.

Why should you study Public Accountancy?

One of the Best Courses in Colombia

According to the Saber Pro 2017 tests, the Public Accountancy off-campus program at Universidad Ean is in the 'top 5' of the best ones in Colombia.

International Accreditation

The Public Accountancy off-campus program of Universidad Ean is the only one in Latin America that offers its students the possibility to obtain the international Chartered Certified Accountant designation, awarded by The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

International Mobility

You can choose among several options to go on exchanges and get double degrees, as well as having international academic experiences. Universidad Ean has alliances with about 80 universities in Colombia and abroad.

What do a public accountants do?

  • Create transparent, useful, and reliable financial information systems in organizations.
  • Propose managerial solutions to problems of financial, accounting, and taxation information systems.
  • Solve organizational problems based on the understanding and interpretation of economic, social, political, and legal context of business processes.
  • Develop sustainable business opportunities and lead projects that add economic, environmental, and social value.
  • Design and evaluate financial information systems for risk analysis.

What are the working areas of a Public Accountant?

  • Financial management.
  • Auditing, accounting, finance, and taxation.
  • Tax review.
  • Accounting.
  • Financial planning and controlling.
  • Research and teaching.
  • Entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship.
Tuition fee
$4.194.000*
Per semester

*The tuition fee of the whole program depends on the number of academic credits enrolled by the student.

Academic credit fee is subject to annual increases determined by Universidad Ean and authorized by the Colombian Ministry of Education – MEN (by its initials in Spanish).

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Degree Granted

Public Accountant.

School
School of Administration, Finance and Economic Sciences.
Duration
144 academic credits.
Schedule

(between 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. / Night time: from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m) Terms and conditions.

SNIES code (National Higher Education Information System): 106916. Res. No. 8662 of the Colombian Ministry of Education - 05/24/18, effective until 05/24/25. City: Bogotá D.C., Cundinamarca, Colombia, South America.

Program Director

Curriculum

First Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Economic Factors 4 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Communication Skills 4 credit hours
  • Foreign Language I 3 credit hours
  • Mathematical Logic 3 credit hours
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship I 2 credit hours
  • Socio Humanistic and Culture I 2 credit hours

Second Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Accounting model 4 credit hours
  • Integral Calculus 3 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Socio Humanistic and Culture II 2 credit hours
  • Foreign Language II 3 credit hours
  • Complex Thinking Structures 3 credit hours
  • Colombian Political Constitution and Sustainability 3 credit hours

Third Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Financial Mathematics 3 credit hours
  • Management accounting 4 credit hours
  • Mathematics for economic science 2 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship II 3 credit hours
  • Foreign Language III 3 credit hours
  • Descriptive Statistics 3 credit hours

Fourth Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Financial Accounting 7 credit hours
  • Law for economic and accounting sciences 8 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Foreign Language IV 3 credit hours

Fifth Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Performance management 4 credit hours
  • Tax planning 3 credit hours
  • Financial reports 8 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship III 3 credit hours

Sixth Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Information Assurance 8 credit hours
  • Financial management 7 credit hours
  • Theory and organizational behavior 3 credit hours

Seventh Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • International financial management 4 credit hours
  • Strategic management 4 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Geopolitical Context 4 credit hours
  • Elective Courses
  • Elective I 3 credit hours
  • Elective II 3 credit hours

Eighth Semester 18 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Accounting laboratory 4 credit hours
  • Degree Requirements Courses
  • Professional Internship 6 credit hours
  • Research Seminar 2 credit hours
  • Elective Courses
  • Elective III 3 credit hours
  • Elective IV 3 credit hours

Note: The program's opening is subject to a minimum number of students. Universidad Ean reserves the right to suspend or postpone the beginning of any program, depending on the response obtained from those interested in the call. Likewise, it reserves the right to make any change in the curriculum, methodological approach and faculty members.

The courses are going to be taught mostly in Spanish. Nevertheless, the academic activities may incorporate lectures and content in other languages. Therefore, it will be the student responsibility to achieve a whole understanding of them.

Tuition fee
$3.600.000*
Per semester

*The tuition fee of the whole program depends on the number of academic credits enrolled by the student.

Academic credit fee is subject to annual increases determined by Universidad Ean and authorized by the Colombian Ministry of Education – MEN (by its initials in Spanish).

Degree Granted

Public Accountant.

School
School of Online Studies.
Duration
144 academic credits.

SNIES code (National Higher Education Information System): 103016. Res. No. 74 of the Colombian Ministry of Education - 01/03/14, effective until 01/03/21. City: Bogotá D.C., Cundinamarca, Colombia, South America.

Accreditations and Certifications

Accredited internationally by ACCA

The Public Accounting program of the Universidad Ean is the first and only program accredited in Latin America by ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) of the United Kingdom.

The Accreditation granted by ACCA to the Public Accounting program and the virtual program of the Universidad Ean, guarantee the achievement of essential skills to face the demands of the current business world; Being an ethical public accountant, with an international vision, social responsibility and that contributes to sustainability. One of the benefits of studying Public Accounting at the Universidad Ean, in addition to obtaining the title of Public Accountant in Colombia, is that you can obtain the qualification and international membership of ACCA, as well as enroll for a double degree with British universities.

Program Director

Curriculum

First Semester16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Economic Factors 4 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Training and Communication in Online Environments 8 credit hours
  • Foreign Language I 4 credit hours

Second Semester 16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Accounting model 4 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Structured Thinking Skills 8 credit hours
  • Foreign Language II 4 credit hours

Third Semester 16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Mathematics for economic science 8 credit hours
  • Management accounting 4 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Foreign Language III 4 credit hours

Fourth Semester 16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Control and Measurement of Economic Factors 8 credit hours
  • Integral, National and International Law 8 credit hours

Fifth Semester 16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Planning, financial and administrative decisions 4 credit hours
  • Tax planning 4 credit hours
  • Disclosure of financial and non-financial information 8 credit hours

Sixth Semester 16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • Information Assurance 8 credit hours
  • Financial management 8 credit hours

Seventh Semester 16 credit hours

  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Culture of Entrepreneurship 8 credit hours
  • Elective Courses
  • Elective I 4 credit hours
  • Elective II 4 credit hours

Eighth Semester 16 credit hours

  • Core Courses
  • International financial management 4 credit hours
  • Strategic management 8 credit hours
  • Elective Courses
  • Elective III 4 credit hours

Ninth Semester 16 credit hours

  • Degree Requirements Courses
  • Professional Internship 6 credit hours
  • Research Seminar 2 credit hours
  • Cross-Disciplinary Courses
  • Global environment, ethics and society 8 credit hours

Note: The program's opening is subject to a minimum number of students. Universidad Ean reserves the right to suspend or postpone the beginning of any program, depending on the response obtained from those interested in the call. Likewise, it reserves the right to make any change in the curriculum, methodological approach and faculty members.

The courses are going to be taught mostly in Spanish. Nevertheless, the academic activities may incorporate lectures and content in other languages. Therefore, it will be the student responsibility to achieve a whole understanding of them.

What do I need to study a virtual program?

  • Laptop with
  • Internet connection equal to or greater than 5MB
  • I2 Duo or Superior Processor
  • RAM 2GB or more
  • Hard Disk of 80GB or more
  • AMD Turion or higher
  • Operating system Windows 7 or higher, OS 10.6 or Linux Ubuntu 11.10
  • For your classes, you must have:
  • Webcam
  • Microphone and speaker headphones with microphone
  • Acrobat Reader, Flash Player, Shockwave Player, JAVA in its latest version
  • Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
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