Online Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
The accounting degree through the W. P. Carey School of Business is ranked among the best programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and Public Accounting Report. As the highest rated undergraduate accounting program offered online, you’ll benefit from ASU’s state-of-the art curriculum, gain technical expertise in the field of accounting and develop your critical thinking, communication and information technology skills.
Next start date: 01/10/2022
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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An accredited accounting degree online
The accountancy degree from Arizona State University is taught in an environment that emulates the real world, ensuring you graduate well prepared for your accounting career. You’ll explore authentic business processes and strategies, including the latest software and technologies, through ASU Online’s business and accountancy curriculum.
The online bachelor’s in accounting is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), so you can feel confident that you are receiving the highest standard of curriculum taught by the same world-class faculty who teach on campus.
Can I become an accountant with this degree?
The undergraduate accountancy program will help prepare you to sit for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification and Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) certification.
CPAs must be certified through their state’s accountancy board. You can learn more about your state’s certification requirements by visiting the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy website.
Will my accounting degree say 'online'?
No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.
Online accounting courses
The online accounting degree includes courses in computer information systems that have been designed specifically for accounting majors at ASU. Students use current e-business software to gain hands-on exposure to real-world business processes and strategies with an emphasis on team projects supervised by faculty.
What can I do with a bachelor’s in accounting?
Accounting is a dynamic field, one that offers you diverse opportunities in the private sector as well as government agencies worldwide. Graduates with a bachelor’s in accounting can expect to find professional careers in public, corporate and governmental accounting or personal financial planning and portfolio analysis. They may also pursue bookkeeping and tax preparation, consulting, entrepreneurial endeavors and more.
Requirements for the accounting bachelor’s degree
Become a part of one of the best business schools in the nation
The W. P. Carey School of Business is one of the top business schools in the country. Our AACSB-accredited business school is committed to delivering excellent quality and great value. Our peer-reviewed U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect our commitment to academics, groundbreaking research and positive student outcomes.
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