Accounting Bachelor’s Degree



National American University’s online Accounting Bachelor’s Degree program will help you develop the skills, ethics, and technical knowledge you need to enter the accounting profession in the public and private business sectors. You will graduate with the foundation to pursue graduate studies.
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Online Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Overview

The online Accounting Bachelor’s Degree program prepares you for a successful career in accounting. You can work in a variety of industries.

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Analyze how generally accepted accounting principles guide organizational decision-making.
  • Use current accounting technologies in support of organizational continuity.
  • Show the leadership skills required to achieve strategic accounting objectives.
  • Apply appropriate ethical perspectives in a global business environment.
  • Demonstrate effective communication strategies across multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Employ productive collaboration methods in a professional business setting.

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National American University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road, Suite 300, Overland Park, KS, 66213, USA. The list of accredited business programs can be found on the IACBE website:


Online Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Classes and Curriculum

The online Accounting bachelor’s degree program consists of 180 total credits. You take accounting major core, support core, open elective, and general education core classes.

Accounting Major and Support Core

100.5 credits

Open Electives

4.5 credits

General Education Core

75 credits

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.

Prepare for the CPA Exam with an Accounting Bachelor’s Degree

Are you interested in becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)? The online Accounting Bachelor’s Degree program allows prospective accountants to gain the education required to take the CPA exam. Please note the Accounting Bachelor’s degree is not a CPA prep course. Be sure to consult with your student services advisor or the dean of the college to discuss the specific State Board of Accountancy requirements to sit for the CPA exam.


Online Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Tuition and Fees

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Online Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Career Outcomes

The online Accounting Bachelor’s Degree gives you the background you need for entry-level jobs in accounting and bookkeeping. With a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, you can seek jobs such as:

  • Junior Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Financial Analyst
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Actuary
  • Cost Estimator

Who Is a Good Candidate for the Online Accounting Bachelor’s Degree?

  • Entry-level job seekers: The online Accounting Bachelor’s Degree program is a great option if you want to start a career in accounting. You receive the training and education that employers want to see in an applicant.
  • Accounting AAS or certificate graduates: Do you already have an Accounting AAS or certificate? You may be able to transfer credits into the Accounting bachelor’s degree.

Course Listing (180 Credits)

AC1060 – Principles of Accounting I
AC1160 – Principles of Accounting II
AC1260 – Principles of Accounting III
AC3050 – Intermediate Accounting I
AC3100 – Intermediate Accounting II
AC3150 – Intermediate Accounting III
AC3200 – Cost Accounting
AC3400 – Federal Income Tax I
AC3450 – Federal Income Tax II
AC3560 – Accounting Information Systems
AC3565 – Accounting for Governmental Entities
AC4050 – Advanced Accounting I
AC4200 – Auditing I
AC4250 – Auditing II
AC4291 – Accounting Case Analysis

FN3000 – Business Finance I OR
FN6200DC – Accounting and Finance for Managers

LA3100 – Business Law I OR
LA7100DC – Legal Environment of Business

MG3000 – Marketing OR
MG6200DC – Marketing and Sales Management OR
MG6500DC – Marketing Administration

MT1050 – Introduction to Business
MT2050 – Principles of Management
MT4200 – Business Ethics
MT4441 – Business Review Lab
MT4450 – Strategic Management

Elective OR
FN6350DC – Financial Management OR
MT6255DC – Introduction to Leadership and Quality

General Education (31.5) Available for Block Transfer

EN1150 – Composition I


SC Science Electives


HU2000 – Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
HU – Humanities Electives

Behavioral/Social Science

Behavioral/Social Science Electives

General Education (43.5) Course-by-Course Transfer

EN1300 – Composition II

EN2100 – Speech OR
EN2150 – Interpersonal Professional Communication

EN3070 – Advanced Research and Writing


MA2050 – College Algebra
MA3000 – Business Statistics

Behavioral/Social Science

EC2050 – Macroeconomics OR
EC6100DC – Economic Analysis

EC2100 – Microeconomics OR
EC6150DC – Managerial Economics

General Education

CS1202 – Strategies for Professionals OR
CS1204 – Advanced Strategies for Professionals

CS1302 – Consumer Mathematics
CS2080 – Career Management

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.