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BS - Accounting

This specialization is not designed to prepare you for a CPA exam.

New government regulations, greater scrutiny of corporate finances and business growth continue to fuel the need for accounting professionals who possess up-to-date financial and business knowledge. Whether you're pursuing a new career or looking to advance in your current role, our online Bachelor's program in Accounting provides the skills to help you develop and achieve your goals.

With your Bachelor's in Accounting from Capella, you'll learn how to establish accounting systems for business and organizations, organize and interpret financial information, leverage functional technology, and apply appropriate professional and ethical standards relevant to accounting.

With Capella's Combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degree options, you can start building for your future by completing master's-level credit as your earn your bachelor degree. Combined degree options are designated bachelor's and master's degree programs, with a set of shared master's-level courses applied to both degrees. This enables you to save significant time and money when combining the degree options.

Common jobs with an online program in accounting include public, tax or forensic accountant, tax preparer or escrow officer. Potential workplaces include accounting firms, banks or financial service companies.

Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.

Learn about completion rates, affordability, and more at www.capellaresults.com

AccreditationCapella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
RequirementsBachelor's students must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be least 24 years old (may be waived for military applicants, veterans, and those with at least 24 quarter credits of prior college/university coursework).
Delivery FormatEntirely Online
Education LevelBachelor
LanguageEnglish
Cost Per CreditTuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide.