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Program Overview

Program Overview

Learn the language of business with a major that has plenty of career potential. Organizations are looking for well-rounded leaders who can provide solutions, unique ideas and positive outcomes. We'll make sure you gain the outstanding academic credentials you need to sit for the CPA exam. Our program emphasizes financial reporting, financial analysis, international business and management decision-making. Learn from accounting faculty with decades of experience in firms and in-house accounting departments.

Develop your professionalism with internships in Nashville. Learn to think globally by studying abroad with your classmates. We have long-standing partnerships with some of the largest firms in the U.S. So become part of one of the most respected programs in Tennessee. With our 100 percent job placement rate, you can rest assured you'll get the job you want and need.



All majors in the B.B.A. degree must complete the following courses:

  • AC 2503: Financial Accounting 
  • AC 2513: Managerial Accounting 
  • BA 3403: Enterprise Systems, Reporting, and Visualization
  • BA 3703: Business Communication 
  • BA 3803: Business Values 
  • BA 4503: Business Strategy 
  • EC 2413: Principles of Microeconomics
  • EC 2403: Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ENT 2503: An Introduction to Business
  • FI 2503: Business Analysis, Techniques and Tools
  • FI 3503: Principles of Finance
  • MA 2183: Elementary Statistics
  • MG 3503: Leading and Managing People
  • MG 3613: Legal Aspects of Business I 
  • MG 4813: Data Driven Decision Making
  • MK 3503: Principles of Marketing
  • OSCM 3503: Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • UN 1321: Personal Finance

Select three hours (one course) from the following international courses:

BA 3603: Fundamentals of International Business 
AC 4803: Global Business, Culture, and Travel to [insert destination]
FI 4803: Global Business, Culture and Travel to [insert destination]
MG 4803: Global Business, Culture and Travel to [insert destination] or
MK 4803: Global Business, Culture and Travel to [insert destination]

EC 2413 and MA 1113 are also included in the general education requirements.

24 hours are required in addition to core requirements:

AC 3503: Intermediate Accounting 
AC 3513: Intermediate Accounting II 
AC 3573: Federal Income Taxation 
AC 4113: Principles of Auditing  
AC 390V: Internship in Accounting (1-10) 

A grade of “C” or higher is required for all upper-division accounting courses included in the major. The course must be re-taken if a grade lower than “C” is received.

Job placement

With a top-tier university education on your resume, you’ll be in high demand, whether you choose to launch your career or begin graduate school. Most of our programs have a placement rate of at least 90 percent within six months of graduation.


Become more competitive in the job market with an internship related to your interests. You’ll gain experience and boost your exposure. An internship will also help you learn whether you’ve chosen a career you’ll enjoy.

Study Abroad

See the world — whether it’s Italy, Austria, Costa Rica, England or another country. Career opportunities will open for you as you sharpen your foreign language skills. Gain the international experience and cross-cultural communication skills you’ll need in our global economy.


A big city. An even bigger opportunity. We consider Nashville an extension of our classroom, and as a leading city in many industries, that means you’ll gain experience and insight you won’t find anywhere else.

Our Faculty

  • Marcy Binkley headshot

    Marcy Binkley

    AFE Department Chair & MAcc Director

    Marcy Binkley, CPA is an Instructor of Accounting at Lipscomb University. As an Instructor of Accounting, Marcy teaches principles courses including Financial and Managerial Accounting at the undergraduate level. She...

    Meet Marcy Binkley
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    Mark Jobe

    Associate Professor

    Mark Jobe is a native Mississippian. He was born in Elvis Presley's home town, reared in the rolling hills of northeast Mississippi, and educated at Ole Miss. Shortly after graduation,...

    Meet Mark Jobe
  • Jeff Mankin headshot

    Jeff Mankin

    Assistant Professor

    Jeff Mankin is native of Nashville, TN. He graduated from Lipscomb University with a BS in accounting with a finance minor. He attended the University of Alabama receiving a MAcc...

    Meet Jeff Mankin
  • Perry Moore headshot

    Perry Moore

    Director, Graduate Business Programs

    Dr. Perry Moore is the Charles E. Frasier Professor of Accountancy and Director of Accreditation at Lipscomb University's Pfeffer Graduate School of Business. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a...

    Meet Perry Moore

Career Paths

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks produce financial records for organizations. They record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy.


Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes.

Accountants and Auditors

Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.