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.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 01/11/2021


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.

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.


CIS 105: Computer Applications and Information Technology (CS)


ACC 232: Financial Accounting I


ACC 242: Managerial Accounting I


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


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.

Accountant


Growth: 10.0 %
Salary: $69,350

Auditor


Growth: 10.0 %
Salary: $69,350

Bank Branch Manager


Growth: 18.7 %
Salary: $125,080

Banking Examiner


Growth: 9.8 %
Salary: $81,690

Budget Analyst


Growth: 6.5 %
Salary: $75,240

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)


Growth: 14.9 %
Salary: $90,640

Cost Estimator


Growth: 10.5 %
Salary: $63,110

Financial Analyst


Growth: 10.9 %
Salary: $84,300

Intelligence Officer


Growth: 4.5 %
Salary: $79,970

Study with professional accountants

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Study with professional accountants

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Requirements for the accounting bachelor’s degree

General admission requirements

Freshman additional requirements

Transfer additional requirements

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

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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