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Online Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

Turn your head for numbers into a career-building business degree from University of the Cumberlands. Our Bachelor of Science in Accounting program will give you an in-depth understanding of the fundamental accounting, auditing, and economic issues involved in the field. In an online small-class setting, you’ll learn from a faculty of skilled business professionals, experts with experience as financial advisors, tax consultants, and corporate officers who know how to help you successfully navigate the terrain. You could also earn 3- to 15-credit-hours and gain practical work experience through corporate internships.

Curriculum for our accredited online accounting bachelor's degree program matches the same skill-building coursework in our on-campus program, engaging you in the theories, strategies, and best practices involved in bookkeeping, accounting, auditing, and financial reporting. You’ll take accounting online courses to advance your understanding for:

  • Economics – Macro and Micro
  • Optimizing business decision using cost accounting principles Accounting practices for private and public entities
  • Federal taxation … preparing tax returns … and other tax law issues

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of Accountants & Budget Analysts is expected to fill almost 1.5 million openings by 2026 with an average income between $69,000-$75,000. Become the accountant your company needs to keep the books balanced and provide the best possible financial information for optimized business decision making with your Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Transfer students from the KCTCS can transfer their entire AAS degree in Accounting, up to 92 credit hours. For more information on the agreement between University of the Cumberlands and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, click here.


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 

Have you been searching for the perfect online accounting bachelor’s degree program? From courses in financial accounting to expert instructors, our accounting bachelor’s degree online program has what you need to excel in the world of finance. Fill out the form on this page and find out what UC can do for you! Let’s talk about our test-optional college admissions process, scholarship opportunities and more!


The University of the Cumberlands has received accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please refer to our IACBE member status page.


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Career Path

A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.