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B.S. in Accounting

Program Overview

Become a Skilled Accounting Professional

Preserve the financial health of organizations with CSP’s fully online accounting degree. You’ll examine core business and finance topics for your chosen career path, and you’ll develop a strong foundation to later pursue the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certifications.

Preserve the financial health of organizations with CSP’s fully online accounting degree. You’ll examine core business and finance topics for your chosen career path, and you’ll develop a strong foundation to later pursue the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certifications.

Fast Facts

5

semesters, depending on transfer credits

120

total credit hours

$420

per credit hour

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The Overall Financial Health of an Organization

Accounting is much more than just numbers. This career path requires a strategic approach to problem-solving and a comprehensive understanding of industry trends, rules, and regulations. The online accounting degree prepares you for a successful career as an accountant, financial analyst, and financial manager. It’s also helpful for pursuing CPA and CMA certifications.

Earning CSP’s bachelor’s in accounting online program helps you pursue one of many lucrative, in-demand roles in a flexible learning environment that fits your schedule.

Curriculum

The online accounting degree provides a liberal arts perspective through the General Education core, plus 58 credit hours in the major. You’ll study business fundamentals and entrepreneurship, microeconomics, organizational behavior, marketing techniques, and business analytics in the program core, and then financial accounting, managerial accounting, accounting, auditing, and finance management within the major.

Curriculum

Program Outcomes

Graduate Outcomes

95%

95% of CSP graduates receive job offers within one year of graduation, according to the First Destinations survey administered by Concordia University, St. Paul.

44%

CSP graduates earn 44% more than the national average, according to the graduate earning data source at https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/.

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Admissions Requirements

To apply for the online B.S. in Accounting from Concordia University, St. Paul, you’ll need:

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Tuition Details

The online accounting degree from CSP costs $420 per credit hour. You can transfer a maximum of 90 credit hours to get your total tuition down to $12,600. Convenient payment options and $2,000 partnership scholarships are also available to make your education even more affordable.

Faculty

You’ll have support from expert faculty members at CSP, who will be there to answer your questions and guide you throughout your online bachelor’s degree in accounting. It’s yet another way that the online format mimics the experience of studying on campus.

Get the Feel of an In-Person Program on Your Schedule

Online programs from Concordia University, St. Paul are designed for your busy lifestyle. You can study at your convenience while taking advantage of synchronous or asynchronous coursework. With our flexible online framework, you’ll get to know your peers and faculty while engaging in unique assignments and activities. Explore the various ways that you will receive support through every stage of the online learning experience, and discover tips about how to maximize your resources.

Online Experience

Financial Aid

In addition to financing your online education with federal student aid and private loans, CSP offers online students a tuition discount (this limits eligibility for institutional scholarships). Transfer students could receive $2,000 or more through transfer partnerships and transfer student awards. CSP is also a Military Friendly® institution. An enrollment counselor and tuition planner will help you apply for financial aid.

Tuition & Aid

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you interested in one of Concordia’s online programs? Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about time to completion, accreditation, tuition and fees, admissions, and more. If applicable, you can also learn more about licensure, concentrations, or specializations offered in the program. Get more information about any online program or contact an enrollment counselor at (855) 641-2525 with further questions.

Yes, you can transfer up to 90 credit hours from a regionally accredited institution toward this degree program. Our Transfer Specialists will guide you through the process.

Concordia’s B.S. in Accounting program prepares you for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certifications. Check your state’s individual requirements.

Transfer credits must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 based on a 4.0 system.

The B.S. in Accounting will have six start dates throughout the year, in January, March, May, July, September, and October.

No, this degree program does not follow a cohort model.

Your first step is to complete the online application, and then prepare your high school or college transcripts, if applicable. See the How to Apply page for more information.

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Sources

  1. Business and Financial Occupations. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 10 April 2020. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm. Retrieved 5 May 2020.
  2. Accountants and Auditors. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 10 April 2020. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/accountants-and-auditors.htm. Retrieved 5 May 2020.
  3. Budget Analysts. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 10 April 2020. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/budget-analysts.htm. Retrieved 5 May 2020.
  4. Financial Analysts. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 4 September 2019. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/financial-analysts.htm. Retrieved 5 May 2020.