Online Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
Arizona State University’s Bachelor of Science in accountancy 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 and real-world environment.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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Earn an accredited accounting degree online
Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), this program delivers the critical thinking, team-building, communication and information technology skills needed to thrive in your career. All of that, plus close ties with major local, national and international accounting firms, provide a competitive edge in the job market. Upon graduating from this program, you’ll be prepared for careers in public, corporate and governmental accounting or personal financial planning and portfolio analysis.
Please note, this program is not available to students with BA, BS or MS degrees in accountancy, and the courses are not available to non-degree students.
Will I become a CPA upon earning this degree?
No, Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) must be certified through their state’s accountancy board. However, this program does prepare you to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification and the Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) certification.
To learn more about your state’s certification requirements, visit the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.
Online accounting courses
This program includes courses in computer information systems that have been designed specifically for accounting majors at ASU. You’ll 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.
CIS 105: Computer Applications and Information Technology (CS)
ECN 212: Microeconomic Principles (SB)
ECN 221: Business Statistics (CS)
ECN 211: Macroeconomic Principles (SB)
MAT 210: Brief Calculus (MA)
MAT 211: Mathematics for Business Analysis
ACC 340: External Reporting I
ACC 350: Internal Reporting
The jobs you could get with an accounting degree
Accounting is a dynamic field that offers you diverse opportunities in the private sector and 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 or entrepreneurial endeavors. Career examples include, but aren’t limited to:
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