Bachelor in Accounting, BA/BS
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Lindenwood ranks 45th nationally in Best Online Bachelors in Accounting Degrees according to Best Accredited Colleges.
Develop the essential business skills it takes to succeed in a variety of accounting positions with the Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Lindenwood University.
The online Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting program from Lindenwood University prepares you for diverse accounting positions. Earning your bachelor’s degree in accounting online at Lindenwood not only helps you gain key expertise in accounting, you’ll also learn the fundamentals of running a modern business, including management, law, HRM, marketing, international business, and operations management. Through the bachelor’s in accounting online program, you will gain valuable skills that can be applied to nearly any industry, including corporate and non-profit organizations.
When choosing between our online accounting programs, it’s important to understand what the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science program options can offer you. The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration is a broader, more diverse degree that allows you to explore accounting in addition to other areas of business. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is more focused on the business principles of accounting.
Program at a Glance
Cost per Credit
Your bachelor’s degree in accounting online program coursework can help you build your foundational knowledge and skills in accounting, enhanced through focuses such as marketing, operations management, and international business. Enrich core studies through topical exploration in the following areas:
- Financial Statement Analysis
- Financial Accounting and Reporting I-III
- Managerial Accounting
- Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
Graduates can take on accounting and auditing roles within a number of industries, and pursue a public or private accounting career path. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), accountants and auditors can earn a median annual salary of $77,250.
For admission to your program, you will need to complete your online application and submit the following documents:
- Online application
- Official transcripts
All colleges and universities previously attended. If you have fewer than 24 college credits, you will need to submit your official high school transcript.
If cumulative college GPA is below a 2.0, the following will also be required:
- Letter of intent/personal statement
(1–2 page document indicating your interest in the program and Lindenwood)
The cost per credit hour for this program is $495. Besides affordable tuition, we offer a generous transfer policy of up to 90 credits toward your degree completion to further offset tuition costs—to save you time and money on your education!
Frequently Asked Questions
An accounting degree can be a BA or BS program depending on whether you want to focus more on the specific principles or applications in accounting, which would be a BS degree, while a BA in accounting encompasses a broader focus on areas within business.
You need advanced education and formal certification to practice as an accountant.
You can earn your bachelor’s degree in accounting online at Lindenwood University in as little as two to four years.
Why Choose Lindenwood University Online?
Since 1832, Lindenwood University has served students worldwide with affordable, high-quality academic programs providing real experience and real success. After nearly 200 years of academic excellence, Lindenwood is committed to a set of core values, including integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and community.
We evolve our online degree programs to reflect the latest in academic research and innovation and to meet the top standards of higher education.
We are committed to offering our students studying online low tuition rates on top of multiple ways to save on your education.
Our programs align curriculum to industry realities from experienced instructors who share real-world insights.
We employ experts who are dedicated to helping our students with financial aid planning, enrollment counseling, tutoring services, and more.
We are committed to helping you succeed.
Throughout each step of your online degree program, you will receive support. From enrollment and tuition planning to staying on the right track, your support team is there to ensure your success.