Online Bachelor of Science in Accounting
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Take the next step in accounting
Advance your skills in accounting with a bachelor of science in accounting from Strayer University. We start with fundamentals, procedures and laws, and move quickly to more advanced concepts using real-world examples that help you apply what you’re learning.
Fall classes start on October 6
Program at glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
Skills to set you apart
In this program, you’ll study all aspects of financial accounting, from basic payables and receivables to complex tax codes and accounting for multinational operations. You’ll also develop management and leadership skills to become a champion for financial accountability in your organization.
Build your skills
- Prepare and analyze financial statements.
- Communicate information to stakeholders.
- Prepare individual, corporate and partnership tax returns.
- Audit financial information and reports.
- Develop cost models for business decisions.
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Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 28 classes toward your bachelor’s degree.
Save up to 25% off the cost of your bachelor’s degree. Eligibility rules apply.
Knowledge for real-life work
Your coursework in this program will help prepare you for success in the accounting field. You’ll learn how to read and interpret a balance sheet and discover best practices for designing an auditing program. You’ll also get a thorough background on the ethics, laws and regulations that govern accounting activities within organizations. View all courses.
Altering a recipe, planning a road trip, buying a car, and financing college—what do all of these things have in common? An understanding of numbers and how to use and interpret them. In the workplace, business, technology, and criminal justice professionals all use math. In this course, you will learn how to approach mathematics in a way that will positively inform your world. Learn how to use an easily understandable approach for basic math and algebra to create meaning and see the world in a new way.
Provides a foundation in today's business operations with a focus on the major functions of a business (management, production, marketing, finance and accounting, human resource management, and various support functions). The course also provides an overview of business organizations and the competitive business environment, strategic planning, international business, ethical considerations, quality assurance and more.
Provides an understanding of accounting concepts, assumptions, and principles. Covers analysis and recording of business transactions; the adjusting process; and the procedures to complete the accounting cycle. Progresses to illustrating merchandising operations and merchandise inventory accounting; covers internal control and cash; and explains accounting procedures for receivables.
Covers accounting for home offices and branches, business combinations and consolidations. Also covers various techniques for solving some of the more complex problems in the business environment.
Covers the theory of auditing, including the educational and ethical qualifications for auditors, as well as the role of the auditor in the American economy. Emphasizes professional standards, professional ethics, and the legal liability of auditors, as well as the planning and design of an audit program, gathering and summarizing evidence, and evaluating internal control.
Bachelor’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your bachelor’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
We welcome more than 1,200 international students from more than 110 countries.
Experience the Strayer difference
Your admissions officer and student services coach will mentor, motivate and support you from enrollment to the day you graduate.