B.S. or M.S. in Accounting

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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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  • 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.

Bachelor's Courses

CSU Global's online accounting degree 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
ACT300: Principles of Accounting I
MKG310: Introduction to Marketing
MGT315: Business Law
ACT325: Principles of Accounting II
ACT350: Intermediate Accounting I
ACT360: Intermediate Accounting II
FIN300: Principles of Finance for the Private Sector
MTH410: Quantitative Business Analysis
ACT405: Federal Individual Taxation
ACT410: Government and Nonprofit Accounting
ACT415: Business Taxation
ACT425: Information Systems for Accounting
ACT450: Auditing
ACT460: Cost Accounting
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.

Master's Courses

Designed to prepare students for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam, the Online Master of Professional Accounting program from CSU Global consists of a series of graduate professional accounting courses. This 30 credit program consists of 24 credits of required graduate professional accounting courses, and 6 credits of elective coursework.

RES501: Fundamentals of Research and Writing
ACT506: Advanced: Accounting II
ACT510: Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
ACT520: International Accounting
ACT560: Accounting Ethics
ACT570: Advanced Cost Accounting
ACT575: Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services
ACT555: Advanced Governmental and Non-Profit Accounting
MPAcc Electives
ACT580: Capstone - Accounting
ACT595*: Internship - Accounting


*ACT595 is an optional course that will provide students with practical experience in accounting.

Some Master of Professional Accounting students may also be required to take RES500 as part of their program if they have an undergraduate GPA below 3.00. In this case, the degree is 33 credits.

"My student experience at CSU Global has been great. My academic advisor reaches out to me and is very responsive to my questions. The online format works well with my learning style and is easy to navigate."
- Jennifer Vogel
B.S. in Accounting Student