Next program start date
April 03, 2023
Finish in as few as18 months1
- Campus Support and Resources
- Field Experience
- Empowered Learning™
April 03, 2023
Become a well-rounded numbers expert at Rasmussen University with an online Accounting degree. Through our flexible and competitively priced Accounting courses online, you’ll gain experience with industry software to help you better manage finances and prepare for work in private, public and nonprofit accounting. With hands-on accounting training and curriculum, our online Accounting program focuses on teaching you the accounting skills demanded most by employers—including managerial accounting, financial reporting, account reconciliation, payroll and bookkeeping.
Wherever you are in your higher education journey, we want to reward your hard work along the way. If you already have your Associate’s degree, you can transfer those credits toward earning a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. If you don’t currently have a degree, you’ll first enroll in our Accounting Associate’s degree program and then smoothly transition into your Accounting Bachelor’s degree online.
Plus, with our accelerated Master's pathway, you can take one MBA course as part of your Accounting Bachelor’s degree. Get a head start on your Master’s at no extra tuition cost. You’ll gain advanced knowledge and skills without committing to grad school right now. And if you decide to complete your MBA, you can save up to $1,025 and be ready to enter the workforce with a higher level of education and the confidence that goes with it.2
Take me to:
To enhance your resume even further, our online Accounting courses prepare you to take the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam, which is valued by employers.3
You can feel confident advancing your accounting career in the competitive accounting industry with a complete portfolio demonstrating skills and examples of student work in order to enhance your resume. You can also help create value across your organization by contributing to a diverse team.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the projected job growth potential between 2020 and 2030 for Accountants and Auditors is 7%.4 An Accounting degree from Rasmussen University can help set you up for success in this growing field.
Establish yourself as an asset in the accounting industry with valuable insight on managing the finances of small businesses, corporate offices and financial institutions.
Develop, implement and evaluate strategic plans using budgeting, financing and forecasting models.
Understand how to select and utilize technology to make decisions and improve efficiency, and receive training with industry software, including QuickBooks®and Excel®.5,6
Develop vital critical-thinking abilities to help you better manage financials and utilize methods of accounting principles, as well as hone the communication skills you need to work in a variety of situations.
A study of the standards and procedures, and an integration of professional ethics within the Accounting discipline. Emphasis on analytical thinking, evolution of business risk and internal control practices. Also, a thorough study of Sarbanes-Oxley and other relevant laws and regulations.
Further develops an understanding of the elements, relationships and control issues associated with manual and computerized accounting information systems. Practical application using spreadsheets, databases and general ledger software.
Builds on intermediate financial reporting concepts and explores advanced principles, processes and procedures related to interim and segment reporting, leases and taxes.
23 Courses to Complete
90 Credit Hours
Rasmussen University is committed to making education more affordable for all students. Our tuition estimating tool can help you visualize the cost of your Bachelor's Degree in Accounting online and see what savings opportunities are available to help you achieve it.
We believe in giving credit where it’s due. You can get an estimate of your transfer credits without an official transcript in one business day (on average). Talk to an admissions advisor today, or explore our Transfer Policy page for our seamless credit policies designed to maximize credits, potentially save money and expedite graduation.
Higher education should be a manageable investment. Talk to an admissions advisor and learn how these programs can make it more affordable with self-directed assessments, credit for prior learning, loans and grants, scholarship opportunities, corporate grants and military discounts for those who qualify.
At Rasmussen University, we want our courses to be available on your schedule, not the other way around. Select programs are available for enrollment through a specific campus and nationally online, but students complete the courses online and are able to utilize online and on-campus support and resources. See below to find out where you can find an online Accounting program near you.