BS – Accounting CPA
Capella University

Program Details

Combining a foundational business degree, alongside accounting systems and strategies, is this online BS in Accounting from Capella. You’ll gain insight towards developing economic plans, leveraging the latest technological tools, along with organizing and interpreting financial data to contribute to organizational success. All the while, you’ll be prepared to sit for your CPA certification upon graduation. This online CPA bachelor’s degree is offered through GuidedPath, meaning you will achieve your career competencies while networking and interacting with your program peers and world-experienced faculty. Coursework usually entails classes like:

  • Ethics in Accounting
  • Accounting Research
  • International Accounting
  • Government and Nonprofit Accounting

% Online

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.