The university is a leader in providing career-relevant education in accounting. And each accounting degree is completed entirely online.
Accounting touches nearly every aspect of business operations and it requires specific skills and relevant education. Our University offers an industry-relevant and versatile Bachelor of Science in Accounting entirely online. This respected program gives working professionals the opportunity to earn a quality and flexible degree that fits their schedule.
The degree program teaches students the core accounting functions supporting a variety of endeavors in corporate business, government, management accounting, and internal auditing. Whether you’re interested in supporting or leading an organization’s accounting process, or you’re building your own consulting service, the accounting program teaches foundational accounting principles combined with current best practices.
Students in the program will study how to:
This includes a basic understanding of complex tax codes and finance law such as Sarbanes-Oxley and Security Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations. Students gain valuable knowledge while also learning from University practitioner-instructors, many who are leaders in their fields. Students are taught a blend of theoretical knowledge, research methods, and practical skills needed to manage the complex accounting issues that are commonly navigated in public business, nonprofit, government, and private practice organizations.
This program has been designed in consultation with industry business leaders, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and has earned additional ACBSP Specialized Accounting Accreditation.
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American Public University is a leading provider of affordable, quality online education offering more than 90 degree programs to learners everywhere. APU is ranked in the top 20% overall of online bachelor's degree programs by U.S. News & World Report (Source: U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Bachelors Programs, January 2016).
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51% of our students receive course credit for prior college or work experience.
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