Online accounting degrees cover the fundamental principles of accounting which include income tax preparation, financial management, auditing, accounting information systems, taxation, cost management and analysis.

An online accounting degree is meant to prepare students for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential, entry-level accounting positions, and other requirements in the profession.

We welcome online accounting students and graduates to be a part of our association, giving them all the full membership benefits they are entitled to, networking with professionals, exposing them to current accounting trends, etc.

Students intending to pursue online accounting degrees must gain admission and meet up with all curriculum requirements which usually vary.

In choosing an online accounting degree program, we encourage students to consider factors like program accreditation and tuition costs.

Here are some suggestions of accredited online accounting degree programs

  • Pennsylvania State University World Campus: online accounting degree program at Pennsylvania State University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of business, and all the coursework are delivered online. The curriculum covers 120 credits covering topics like financial accounting, auditing, account information system, federal income taxes, etc. which prepares the students adequately to sit for the CPA exams. The average tuition fee is $542

  • Colorado State University-Global Campus: CSU-Global offers online accounting students a curriculum of 120 credits including federal taxation, intermediate accounting and a capstone in accounting research and analysis which takes an average of 4 years to complete. Other areas covered include compliance, ethics, finance, marketing, economics and leadership in addition to the basics of accounting. Students are allowed to choose any one of 20 accounting specialisation options which include public relations non-profit management, marketing, etc. all course works are delivered asynchronously online making it flexible for the students.

CSU-Global charges average tuition of $350.

  • Florida Institute of Technology: Online accounting curriculum offered by Florida Institute of Technology is a blend of liberal arts general education curriculum and professional courses like auditing, cost accounting, compensation and benefit. Students are expected to cover 121 credit curriculums which include foundational coursework in economics, human resources, and marketing. However, this does not include a capstone work or thesis.

Florida Institute of Technology charges average tuition of $510.

  • Regis University: Online accounting program at Regis gives students the option of choosing between the regular or accelerated track.

The accelerated track has a curriculum of 120 credits with each course lasting for 8 weeks to allow students to earn their degrees quickly. Courses covered include accounting ethics, income tax accounting, and business law.

Applicants are expected to have previous work experience and some credit from their previous college.

The average tuition at Regis University is $475.

California Baptist University: The accounting program offered at CBU has a major curriculum of 69 credits which includes coursework in federal income taxation, cost accounting, and governmental and non-profit accounting with a goal of preparing its accounting graduates to sit for the CPA exam and pass. Students are expected to complete an overview course on the Bible before graduating. Students earn their degrees within three years.

The average tuition at CBU is $547