B.S. in Accounting

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Online Bachelor of Science in Accounting

If you are looking to grow in the field of accounting, this online degree program is for you. Throughout your course of study you will improve your mastery of the fundamentals of accounting, as well as gain a comprehensive view of organizational management issues.

  • Apply problem-solving skills to both domestic and international accounting in an array of diverse settings.
  • Assemble and analyze financial and business data to produce financial and business reports.
  • Evaluate and incorporate current analytical tools and technology in performing business functions and facilitating decision making.
  • Demonstrate effective written communication and analytical skills.
  • Integrate and apply social, historic, psychological, political, and economic perspectives to a professional setting.
  • Develop critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, and decision making skills.
  • Examine the principles and practices that underpin social science disciplines.
  • Analyze impact of ethical behaviors in the decision making process within a professional environment.

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  • Our rates haven’t risen once since 2011.
  • We charge the same for in-state and out-of-state students.
  • Tuition rates won’t change as long as you’re a student.
  • No student fees, no hidden fees.

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At CSU Global, we know it’s pretty hard to climb up the career ladder when you’re weighed down with student debt. That’s why we haven’t raised our rates since 2011. We’re committed to staying affordable and putting education before tuition.
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100% Online

  • Complete your degree on your own schedule.
  • Work from anywhere.
  • Access student support and any resource online.

How Online Education Works for You

The life of a modern learner is a juggling act. When you’re juggling a full-time job and a family, we know it can be easy to drop the ball on your education. But with our flexible, 100% online system, we’ve set you up for success. Complete your schoolwork on your work breaks, after the kids go to bed, whenever -- earn your degree from anywhere, on your own schedule.
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  • We’re regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
  • Our business programs are ACBSP-accredited. (Excludes MBA)
  • 84% of our faculty hold a terminal or doctoral degree.
  • 95% of our alumni would refer a friend or family member.

Accreditation Information

CSU Global is not just any online university. We’re regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and our business programs are ACBSP-accredited. With a world-class faculty and programs designed to bring students career success, it’s no wonder that 95% of our alumni would refer a friend or family member to us.

Accounting Specializations

You can customize your online degree in accounting by adding a specialization. Similar to a degree concentration, each specialization consists of five upper-division courses (15 credit hours) in a more specific area of interest. A specialization is not required to complete a bachelor's degree, but it is an ideal way to tailor your educational experience to your professional goals and personal interests.

Applied Social Sciences
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics
Business Administration
Computer Programming
Construction Management
Criminal Forensics
Criminal Justice Management
Cyber Security
Data Management and Analysis
Digital Marketing
Emergency Management
Foundations of Accounting
Healthcare Communication
Healthcare Management
Human Resources and Organizational Development
Information Technology Management
Information Technology Operations
Intelligence and Homeland Security
International Business
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Leadership
Project Management
Public and Non-Profit Management
Public Relations
Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Web Application Development

Accounting Courses

CSU Global's accredited online Bachelor's degree in Accounting is designed to provide you with practical knowledge of the accounting field. The program consists of 17 three-credit core courses as part of a full 120-credit bachelor's degree. Maximize your transfer credits and take advantage of our alternative credit options to finish faster and for less!

ORG300 Applying Leadership Principles
MKG310 Introduction to Marketing
MGT315 Business Law
COM420 Strategic Communication of Data Analytics
ACT300 Principles of Accounting I
ACT325 Principles of Accounting II
ACT350 Intermediate Accounting I
ACT360 Intermediate Accounting II
FIN300 Principles of Finance for the Private Sector
ACT406 Business Intelligence in Taxation
ACT410 Government and Nonprofit Accounting
ACT425 Information Systems for Accounting
ACT450 Auditing
ACT460 Cost Accounting
ACT465 Forensic Accounting and Business Valuation with Artificial Intelligence
ACT470 Advanced Accounting
ACT480 Capstone – Accounting Research and Analysis
ACT495* Accounting Practicum


* ACT495 is an optional course that will provide students with practical experience in organizations specific to accounting. This course may not be available in all states; see the State Specific Authorization Policy under Admissions Policies.

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"My greatest accomplishments have been being able to go back to school and manage a work-life balance. The schedule is challenging but gives me confidence that I can obtain my degree even in my thirties!"
- Karie Welker
Business Management