Online Accounting Degree Program

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting online degree program from Belhaven provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary for success in the accounting profession. There is a high demand for graduates with accounting degrees and salaries are rising because of the increased competition to hire them.

Belhaven accounting students are able to secure accounting jobs or internships while they are still students and get on-the-job training and experience. An accredited online accounting degree from Belhaven can open up career opportunities like public, tax, government, corporate, managerial and not-for-profit accounting as well as auditing and internal auditing.

Belhaven’s online accounting degree program provides a flexible way to bring the classroom to life, providing students with a quality learning experience so you can succeed in your education and career. This online accounting degree program also emphasizes the importance of Christian values and ethics in the practice of accounting. Graduates of our online accounting degree program are qualified for jobs as an accountant or comptroller or may desire to take the CPA exam, which can lead to a career as a certified accountant.

Students completing the online accounting degree program will have taken all courses required to qualify to take the CPA exam in Mississippi. However, students may need additional course work to meet the 150-hour requirement. Students planning to take the CPA exam in other states must check with the state board of public accountancy in that state to make sure they will qualify.

  • 124 credit hours
  • 100% online
  • 8-week courses, taught year round
  • All classes taught from a Christian worldview
  • Small class sizes so you know your professors and classmates
  • Competitive tuition rates
  • Public Accountant
  • Tax Accountant
  • Government Accountant
  • Corporate Accountant
  • Managerial Accountant
  • Non Profit Accountant
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Auditor
  • Credit Analyst
  • Financial Advisor

Online Accounting Bachelor Degree Curriculum Summary

Course # Course Name Credits
BUS 280 Introduction to Online Education 3
BIB 214 Old Testament History 3
BIB 215 New Testament History 3
BIO 125 Science and Culture II 4
ENG 103 Composition and Rhetoric 3
ENG 108 Effective Research Writing 3
ENG 203 Survey of World Literature I 3
ENG 204 Survey of World Literature II 3
HIS 108 Civilization II 3
HIS 205 Contemporary World History 3
MAT 202 Quantitative Reasoning 3
WVC 301 Christian Interpretation of Life 3
WVC 401 Kingdom Life 3
ACC 217 Computerized Accounting 3
ACC 313 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACC 314 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACC 337 Cost Accounting 3
ACC 411 Individual Income Tax Accounting 3
ACC 412 Auditing 3
ACC 413 Advanced Accounting 3
ACC 418 Ethics 3
ACC 421 Accounting for Taxes on Business 3
ACC 424 Governmental Accounting 3
ACC 490 Forensic Accounting 3
BBA 320 Financial Accounting 3
BBA 321 Administrative Accounting 3
BSM 395 Business Research Methods 3
BUS 320 Introduction to Marketing 3
BUS 326 Principles of Management 3
BUS 360 Operations Management 3
BUS 363 Business Finance 3
BUS 414 Business Law I 3
BUS 415 Business Law II 3
ECO 407 Economics 3
MAT 345 Math for Business and Economics 3
  Electives 18
  Total 124

View Course Descriptions from the University Catalogue.

These rates are for August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020.

Tuition and Fees Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate Degree/Certificate $395
Undergraduate Military – currently serving $250
Undergraduate Military – Veteran or Spouse $316

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