Program Overview

Earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Kaplan University could provide you with the business foundation and strategies to pursue career development.* Our programs are designed and taught by professors with first-hand industry knowledge and are reviewed by industry executives. This helps ensure your education reflects the top hiring priorities and needs of leading businesses. If you are interested in advancing your business career or exploring new job opportunities in a variety of fields, including banking, financial services, purchasing, and information technology, consider the online Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program. Graduates may pursue entry-level positions in the accounting industry, including tax preparation firms and payroll departments. Courses cover accounting principles including new tax laws, financial statements, balance sheets, asset management, inventory analysis, accounting software, and cost-volume-profit analysis. Choose a degree concentration in auditing-forensic accountancy, managerial accountancy, public accountancy, or tax accountancy. The Bachelor of Science in Accounting is just one of the Kaplan University business programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which demonstrates that Kaplan University has met standards of business education established by ACBSP that promote teaching excellence and continuous quality improvement.

*Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required. Certain accounting positions may require further certification and/or licensing by individual states. Students should research the requirements in the state in which they intend to seek employment.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information on Kaplan University’s ACBSP accreditation, visit www.acbsp.org.

    Requirements

    May be required to complete an informational interview. To apply you must meet one of the following standards: Are a high school graduate; Possess a General Education Development certificate or state-specific equivalency diploma; Possess a Home Study certificate or transcript from a Home Study program that is equivalent to high school level and recognized by your home state, and be beyond the age of compulsory attendance in that state; Are a high school senior eligible to apply and submit proof of high school graduation. May be required to take an entrance examination.

    School Overview

    Our Mission

    Kaplan University is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing innovative undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education. Our programs foster student learning with opportunities to launch, enhance, or change careers in today’s diverse global society. The University is committed to general education, a student-centered service and support approach, and applied scholarship in a practical environment.

    About Kaplan University

    Are you committed to achieving your educational and career goals? Kaplan University not only offers online programs, but campus-based, and blended programs in fields such as social and behavioral sciences, business, criminal justice, education, health sciences,  information systems and technology,  legal studies, and nursing. Students can earn associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees as well as certificates and diplomas.

    Who We Are

    Kaplan University is a part of Kaplan Higher Education LLC, which is a subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company. Kaplan, Inc.'s wide range of products includes programs for kids and schools, test preparation, higher education and professional training. Each of our offerings helps students reach an important milestone in their education and careers.

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