Bachelor of Science in Professional Accounting
Northern State University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Professional Accounting prepares students to apply for professional certification and sit for professional exams such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).  Students develop the critical thinking and analytical skills needed to manage financial transactions and prepare financial reports, and use those reports to make good business decisions.  Graduates are ready to sit for the Certified Public Accountant exam or can find careers in public accounting; private industry, managerial, and government accounting; and banking, finance, and systems design.


  • A high school diploma or GED is required

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation Statement

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