Accounting Online Bachelor’s Degree


NAU Canada Online’s 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.

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.

  • Apply generally accepted accounting principles, managerial/cost accounting principles, auditing standards, and taxation practices
  • Apply concepts and principles related to the international dimensions of business and accounting
  • Apply the principal concepts, theories, practices, and interrelationships among the functional areas of business
  • Adhere to ethical guidelines governing the conduct of accountants
  • Analyze practical accounting problems and financial statements using critical thinking skills
  • Communicate effectively and in a professional manner

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

105 credits

Open Electives

9 credits

General Education Core

66 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 can help you prepare for the CPA exam. Be sure to consult with your success coach 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

Learn more about our undergraduate tuition schedule.

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)

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

AC1060     Principles of Accounting I

AC1160     Principles of Accounting II

AC1260     Principles of Accounting III

EC2050     Macroeconomics OR
EC2100     Microeconomics

FN3000     Business Finance I

LA3100     Business Law I

MG3000     Marketing

MT1050     Introduction to Business

MT2050     Principles of Management

MT4200     Business Ethics

MT4441     Business Review Lab

MT4450     Strategic Management


EN1150     Composition I


SC Science Electives


Humanities Electives

Behavioral/Social Science

Behavioral/Social Science Electives


EN1300     Composition II

EN2100     Speech OR
EN2150     Interpersonal Professional Communication

EN3050     Technical Communications


MA2050     College Algebra

MA3000     Business Statistics

General Education

CS1201     Juggling College, Life, and Career: Set Up for Success!OR
CS1203     Bridge to Success:  Creating Your Future at NAU!

CS1301     Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success

CS2086     Career Path Planning

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.