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Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (Online)

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 online accounting 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 classes and 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 the 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. For more information on the Accounting Degree Online or any of our online business degree programs, fill out the form on this page.

Transfer students from the KCTCS can transfer your 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.


The Hutton School of Business at the University of the Cumberlands is an Educational Member of the International Accreditation Counsel for Business Education (IACBE), and has affirmed its commitment to excellence in business education.


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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.