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B.S. in Accounting

A degree that’s more than just numbers

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CMA or CPA Prep

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  • Duration As few as 2.5 years
  • Cost per Credit $420
  • Credit Hours 120

Program Benefits

  • Strong liberal arts and business core courses to prepare you for accounting roles
  • Engage in a career-connected curriculum
  • Learn from industry-experienced faculty members
  • Now accepting applications – no app fee
  • Transfer up to 90 credit hours

Prep for CPA or CMA exams at a school known for high-salaried alumni

CSP Global provides an accelerated accounting degree online to help you get to where you want to be faster. Build a comprehensive understanding of accounting trends, rules and regulations, corporate finance, and more with guidance from CSP Global’s industry-experienced faculty.

Your B.S. in Accounting features a career-connected curriculum that provides you with all the core business education you need to prepare for either CPA or CMA certification. Grow your professional network by connecting with your peers in a supportive online environment as you master skills in budgeting, analytics, microeconomics, and more.

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The online accounting degree provides a liberal arts perspective through the general education core, plus 62 credit hours in the major. You’ll engage in a career-connected curriculum to master 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.


Program Outcomes

  • Exhibit knowledge of the principles of various forms of accounting.
  • Understand the laws and regulations that impact accounting, auditing, and taxes.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and strategic problem solving skills.

Admissions Requirements

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

  • Completed online application
  • Submit official transcripts from your previous regionally accredited institution(s) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 based on a 4.0 system.
    • If you have attended a MNSCU college or university we also ask that you provide an official accompanying DARS or MnTC goal area worksheet. CSP Global accepts completed goal areas.
    • Transfer students with fewer than 20 college credits completed will also need to submit an official high school transcript.
  • Additional Requirements
    • Access to a computer that meets CSP Global’s technology requirements.
    • Students who do not meet initial admissions criteria may be asked to complete the academic success essay and/or provide additional documentation.
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Tuition Details

The online B.S. in Accounting costs $420 per credit hour, making your total tuition $24,360-$50,400. Convenient payment options and $2,000 partnership scholarships are available to help you pay for your education.


At CSP Global, you’ll have support from industry-experienced faculty who will offer guidance and answer your questions throughout your online bachelor’s degree in accounting. It’s yet another way the online format mimics the experience of studying on campus.

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

With over 25 years of experience and more than 40 online programs, CSP Global is a pioneer in online education. As part of our diverse online community, you’ll receive a liberal arts education guided by Lutheran principles. The career-connected curricula, flexible learning options, and alumni connections available at CSP Global mean you’ll graduate ready for success. We are committed to delivering online programs with the same quality as our on-campus learning.

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Financial Aid

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are you interested in one of CSP Global’s 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.

CSP Global’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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