100% Online Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Applied Science in Accounting

Accounting Solutions for Tomorrow’s Business World

Experience a top-tier education in a flexible online format.

Gain the financial and economic knowledge to help businesses grow by earning Methodist University’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting, or take your associate degree further with the 62 semester-hour Bachelor of Applied Science in Accounting. We offer both programs entirely online, providing the flexibility to continue working while seeking your bachelor’s degree.

We designed our accounting programs for professionals with industry experience, with courses that prepare you to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in North Carolina and several other states. Moreover, these programs are recognized by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), signaling the quality of the coursework.

Methodist University offers distinctive educational experiences in a flexible format that fits your schedule. You’ll receive the same academic support as on-campus students, with personalized assistance that includes access to our tutoring and writing centers.

8 Week Courses

Transfer up to 93 Credits

Affordable Tuition

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Immerse Yourself in Real-World Accounting Concepts

MU’s online bachelor’s in accounting programs help you establish a foundation for pursuing careers across many work environments, including private businesses, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and financial institutions. Develop skills for helping companies make informed and prudent business decisions, with the option to select a Health Care Administration concentration to prepare for accounting careers with health care organizations. The core courses include:

Learn the fundamentals of financial accounting, including how to analyze and interpret financial accounting information.

Explore inferential statistics, focusing on probability, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation, and forecasting.

Study planning, organization, leadership, and other management functions within structural and behavioral contexts.

Empowering and Flexible Online Programs

We design each online program to match the quality of in-person classes, regardless of where you are. You’ll learn from expert faculty in a flexible environment that lets you study at the times and locations that work best for you. Moreover, you will access the same guidance and support offered on campus, getting assistance from student advisors, enrollment counselors, and tuition planners from the moment you enroll through graduation.

Engaging Coursework, Practical Benefits

MU’s online accounting programs follow theoretical and practical approaches to business information and accounting, equipping you with career skills in managerial accounting, statistics for business and economics, cost accounting, and auditing. After graduation, you can enter the workforce ready to offer innovative solutions to tomorrow’s business problems.

6 Rewarding Accounting Careers

  • Financial Consultant: $71,909 per year1
  • Controller: $131,710 per year2
  • Cost Accountant: $59,295 per year3
  • Budget Analyst: $79,940 per year4
  • Forensic Accountant: $69,860 per year5
  • Tax Accountant: $57,892 per year6

About Methodist University

Founded in 1956 as a liberal arts college, Methodist University now serves approximately 2,000 students from across the U.S. and more than 50 countries. Our expert faculty members offer top-tier experiences, nurturing moral values and ethical decision-making while preparing students for many careers and pursuits.

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  1. Payscale. “Average Financial Consultant Salary.” Retrieved August 30, 2022, from https://www.payscale.com/.
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Financial Managers.” Retrieved August 30, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/.
  3. Payscale. “Average Cost Accountant Salary.” Retrieved August 30, 2022, from https://www.payscale.com/.
  4. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Budget Analysts.” Retrieved August 30, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/.
  5. Payscale. “Average Forensic Accountant Salary.” Retrieved August 30, 2022, from https://www.payscale.com/.
  6. Payscale. “Average Tax Accountant Salary.” Retrieved August 30, 2022, from https://www.payscale.com/.