Bachelor of Science in Accounting (online)

Prepare for your future in accounting

The 100% Online B.S. in Accounting is taught collaboratively among the five regional campuses of Indiana University (East, Kokomo, Northwest, South Bend, and Southeast). Students enroll through their home campus.

The B.S. in Accounting is a comprehensive undergraduate degree that provides students with the opportunity to understand the appropriate processes and practices for this field. Students will learn to think critically and strengthen their decision-making skills that are needed when applying the practices and policies involved in the accounting field and business world.

The core curriculum of the program covers essential subjects that will provide a strong foundation in accounting principles as well as an understanding of math, economics, financial analysis, and business law. These topics are crucial for understanding the broader financial landscape.

The program covers theories, concepts, and practical application of accounting principles including:

  • Cost accounting, financial accounting, auditing and systems, and taxation.
  • Applying sound ethical reasoning in accounting and business situations.
  • Identifying, assessing, and navigating current regulations in the business environment.
  • Preparing and delivering effective spoken and written presentations.


Accounting isn't just about crunching numbers; it's about making informed decisions that drive organizations forward. In the ever-evolving financial landscape, accountants are the trusted advisors, providing critical insights that influence business strategies and fiscal well-being.

With a career in accounting, you'll gain a versatile skill set that's highly transferable across industries and opens doors to exciting job opportunities. Whether it's auditing, tax planning, forensic accounting, or financial management, you'll be equipped to shape the financial success of companies, ensuring they stay competitive and compliant in a complex regulatory environment.

Accounting professionals are in demand across various industries, making it a versatile and rewarding career to pursue. Graduates have a variety of career options after completing their degree, such as:

  • Certified Public Accountant (requires a comprehensive exam)
  • Auditor
  • Financial analyst
  • Management accountant
  • Tax, forensic, financial, government or nonprofit accountant
  • Financial planner/advisor

Some graduates choose to continue their education by pursuing a master’s degree in accounting or related fields to enhance their expertise and career options.

Degree information

120 Credit hours
Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

For information specific to you and your situation, meet with your academic advisor and find your ideal pathway to complete your degree on time.

All courses are 3 credit hours and require a grade of C or better unless otherwise noted.

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Courses include topics such as:

  • Business Analytics & Modeling
  • Marketing Management
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Financial Management
  • Cost Accounting
  • Auditing

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Bevin K Snyder

Academic Advisor

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(812) 941-2362

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