BS – Accounting (ACBSP-accredited)
Capella University

Program Details

This online BS in Accounting from Capella can provide you a career boost that will set you apart from others. You’ll gain exceptional finance, tax and budgeting skills that can directly contribute to organizational success, whether you work in government, public or private industry. Coursework in focuses on general accounting, not CPA preparation. With Capella, you tcan work through the curriculum, at your own pace, completing the same career-competencies with evaluations, but not grades. Sample classes include: 

  • Managerial Accounting Principles
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting Topics and Trends
  • Advanced Financial Accounting Topics and Trends
  • Cost Accounting for Planning and Control

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • It is highly recommended that applicants be at least 24 years old; special exceptions may apply.
  • Applicants who do not have any credits eligible for transfer must successfully complete a university-approved reading and writing assessment.

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP, has accredited Capella University business programs and select specializations. For full accreditation statement and the list of accredited programs and specializations, go to