Bachelor of Science in Accounting

An online degree in accounting can open doors in many industries.

Accountants are employed by all size and manner of businesses, and after meeting all requirements set out by their state’s public Accountancy Board, can go into practice for themselves as a certified public accountant (CPAs). Detail-oriented students looking for a stable occupation with room to grow would do well to consider accountancy.

Best Online Accounting Degrees 2016-2017The Bachelor of Science in Accounting, one of Brescia University’s destination programs, is designed to prepare students with the knowledge, skills and abilities for responsible citizenship and leadership roles in today’s ever-changing business and society. Performance expectations are high for both students in the programs and for graduates in their careers.

A major component of the program is to provide a broad educational base through substantial general education and through a common body of business and accounting knowledge. Faculty members continually monitor courses and curricula to assure a timely fit of competencies and skills to professional performance demands.

Brescia Online’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting program was ranked 22nd best Online Bachelor of Accounting Programs for 2016-17 by Affordable Colleges Online. Schools were recognized for a balanced combination of affordability, academic rigor, support and flexibility.

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting Online program from Brescia University offers:

  • Flexible Courses
    Courses are designed with the adult student in mind, enabling them to complete a degree in as little as two years.
  • Affordability
    The Bachelor of Accounting online degree at Brescia University is offered at an affordable price. Federal and state financial aid is available to those students who qualify.
  • Accredited Program
    Brescia University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; telephone number 404-679-4501).
  • Adult Friendly Campus
    Brescia University has been at the forefront of adult-centered education. Adult students receive exceptional service as they complete their degrees at Brescia University.


Course Descriptions

Degree Requirements

Career Outlook

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 4 percent from 2022 to 2032, about as fast as the average for all occupations.

The median annual wage for accountants and auditors was $78,000 in May 2022.

Transfer Credits Welcome

Brescia University values your time and experience. The university gladly accepts transfer credits from other regionally accredited higher-learning institutions. Students can transfer a maximum of 67 credits from a community college and a maximum of 81 from a four year college or university. Students with previous college experience should submit all transcripts to Brescia for consideration. To graduate, all students must accumulate 120 credit hours. This can be accomplished through a combination of transfer credits and courses offered through Brescia.