Accounting (Bachelor of Science)

Earn an Online Accounting Degree (Bachelor of Science)

Prepare for a career in accounting, auditing or related financial field with an online Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Grantham University. This IACBE-accredited online Accounting degree program will give you the theories, principles, practices and skills you need to take your career to the next level.

What will I learn in this bachelor’s degree in Accounting online program?
You’ll learn how to set up and keep books, prepare taxes, analyze financial statements … and more. Plus, you’ll apply the skills you learned in audit, tax and general financial areas as you complete a final auditing project in your capstone course.

What careers can I pursue with an online Accounting degree?
This degree prepares you for a number of accounting-related career paths, including accountant, auditor, financial examiner or budget analyst1. Plus, the skills you’ll learn from earning your degree in accounting are universally important – in businesses, non-profits or even the government. You could work almost anywhere.

How long is this Accounting degree online program?
At 121 credit hours, this online accounting degree program is designed to be completed in 38 months. It could take less time depending on how much transfer credit you receive and how many classes you take every term.

How much will the online Accounting degree program cost?
The undergraduate rate is $265 per credit hour – lower if you’re a member of the military, a veteran or part of a military family. Grantham also offers scholarships and financial aid for those who qualify.

When can I start?
Courses begin weekly, so we’re ready when you are.

Call us at (888) 947-2684 to learn more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities or enrollment process.

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Accounting Program Outcomes
After successfully completing Grantham University’s 100% online bachelor’s degree in accounting, you will be able to:

  • Analyze accounting problems in the foundational areas of business
  • Apply accounting concepts, tools, and strategies to solve problems in a global setting
  • Create and analyze accounting data for business decision making
  • Explain ethical obligations for accounting and/or financial areas
  • Demonstrate critical thinking through applying decision-support tools
  • Describe decision making skills that are relevant to professional, ethical and social responsibilities
  • Demonstrate communication skills
  • Understand the importance of human and social diversity

University Professional Outcomes
Grantham University prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of professional and civic settings by incorporating these five critical life skills into the curriculum:

  • Communication – competence in effective written and oral communication
  • Critical Thinking – ability to analyze problems, reflectively process information and formulate solutions
  • Respect for Diversity – awareness of and appreciation for varieties of human experiences and social structures
  • Professional, Ethical and Social Responsibilities – responsibility to the greater societal good and an applied ethical framework in decision making
  • Lifelong Learning – definition for and acquisition of a continuing pursuit of educational needs throughout their professional lives

Grantham University’s Online Accounting Degree Program is IACBE Accredited.

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Textbook Information

Curriculum Highlights

Course Number Course Title
AC210 Principles of Accounting I
BA220 Financial Accounting
AC330 Cost Accounting
AC435 Taxation - Corporate
AC450 Auditing and Assurance I

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
CO101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
CS105 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
EN101 English Composition I 3
GP210 American Government I 3
GS102 Introduction to Life Science 3
HU260 Strategies for Decision Making 3
MA105 College Algebra 3
GU100 Student Success 1
GU299 General Education Capstone 3
AC210 Principles of Accounting I 3
AC215 Principles of Accounting II 3
AC310 Intermediate Accounting I 3
AC315 Intermediate Accounting II 3
AC330 Cost Accounting 3
AC340 Accounting Information Systems I 3
AC430 Taxation- Individual 3
AC435 Taxation- Corporate 3
AC440 Forensic Accounting 3
AC450 Audting and Assurance 3
AC460 Governmental and Non-Profit Accounting 3
AC499 Capstone 3
BA101 Introduction to Business 3
BA150 Principles of Business Management 3
BA220 Financial Accounting 3
BA225 Managerial Accounting 3
BA260 Business Law I 3
BA265 Business Law II 3
Program and core: 79
Electives (14): 42
Total: 121

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Bachelors
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available
Starts:Weekly

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