Bachelor in Business Administration / Accounting
Messiah University

Program Details

The bachelor’s in Business Administration focusing on Accounting prepares students to become Certified Public Accountants. Graduates can pursue positions in taxes, auditing, bookkeeping, or finance.

Courses develop competencies necessary for creating, auditing, and inspecting financial records. An emphasis is placed on communicating and collaborating with others to solve workplace issues. Students can choose to focus on either public or corporate accounting.

A few of the topics covered in this online Accounting degree program include: 

  • Managerial accounting
  • Principles of management
  • Strategic use of information technology
  • Cost accounting
  • Federal individual income taxes
  • Financial management

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Messiah University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Students who have fewer than 24 credits for transfer may still be eligible to apply, but may need to submit a writing sample and complete an interview with the Program Director.