Accounting

Online Business Degree from an Accredited Leader in Adult Education

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Here's an easy way to improve your personal balance sheet: Get your Bachelor of Science in Business (Accounting) from Excelsior College.

A national leader in online education, Excelsior enables you to graduate in less time, for less money than a traditional accounting degree program. But you'll get the same payoff that comes with an accounting degree from an on-campus institution.

Our generous transfer policies and flexible online accounting classes make your path to a business degree as short and convenient as possible. At Excelsior, you'll be able to:

  • Take accounting classes online, completing them on your own schedule, at your own convenience.
  • Enjoy financial aid, flexible payment options, and other forms of assistance to ensure that you can fit your degree into your budget.
  • Receive valuable guidance from our award-winning academic advising team every step of the way toward your business bachelor's degree with a general accounting concentration.
  • Earn a degree from an accredited college. Excelsior's Bachelor of Business degree is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.

You may already be just a semester or two away from an accounting-focused BS degree—and a world of new career possibilities.

An Online Business Degree That Stands Out in the Job Market

Excelsior has been educating America's adults for more than 40 years. We know the challenges that confront working adults who want to advance their education, and we're dedicated to helping you meet those challenges.

Our accounting courses meet rigorous academic standards and are revised regularly to reflect the latest trends in professional theory and practice. With a bachelor's in business degree from an accredited college, you'll compete more successfully in the accounting job market—and perform more effectively in the workplace.

Review the degree requirements for Excelsior's online BS business degree programs.

As an Excelsior College baccalaureate-level business graduate you will be able to:

  1. Apply general and discipline specific concepts and methodologies to identify, analyze and solve business problems.
  2. Demonstrate an individual desire and commitment to remain current with and adaptive to changing business conditions through continuous learning and self-improvement.
  3. Demonstrate independent thinking, function effectively in team-oriented settings, and maintain a high level of performance in a professional business environment.
  4. Communicate effectively in a professional business environment.
  5. Perform ethically and professionally in business and society.
  6. Attain increasing levels of responsibility and leadership in one's chosen career field.

We expect that as an Excelsior College baccalaureate business graduate you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of the principles of accounting, marketing, finance, management and economics.
  2. Demonstrate comprehension of the legal and social environment of business.
  3. Demonstrate comprehension of the global environment of business.
  4. Apply ethical considerations to the obligations and responsibilities of business.
  5. Apply business tools to real-world situations.
  6. Employ information literacy techniques.
  7. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  8. Apply business concepts and functions in an integrated manner.

 Review current student learning outcomes.

120 credits required. 60 in the arts and sciences, 45 in the business component (to include a minimum of 21 at the upper level of which 9 must be in the concentration), and 15 in the additional credit component (to include the 1-credit Information Literacy requirement).

Courses classified as upper level must be junior-senior level (300 - 400) and can be classified as a business core, concentration, and/or business elective course

See the credit requirements in chart form.

Excelsior College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215; 913-631-3009; www.iacbe.org. The IACBE is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: Bachelor of Science in Accounting (NYS CPA track) and Bachelor of Science in Business.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, New York State CPA Track
BS in Business / MBA with concentration in Accounting Dual Degree Track
Master of Business Administration with concentration in Accounting
Master of Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Business with concentration in Finance
Master of Business Administration with concentration in Finance

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IACBE Specialized Accreditation

Excelsior College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215; 913-631-3009; www.iacbe.org. The IACBE is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: Bachelor of Science in Accounting (NYS CPA track) and Bachelor of Science in Business.