Online Accounting Degree


Put the Balance in Your Favor

Our online associate and bachelor's accounting degrees and certificate programs prepare you for success in the fast-growing accounting field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a majority of employers require a bachelor's degree for accounting and auditing positions, and advanced certification, such as CPA, further increases job prospects. Our online accounting degree programs are designed around the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Core Competency Framework, you will earn a degree that encompasses professionalism, accounting skills, legal skills & business/tax law, financial intelligence, communication, problem-solving/decision-making, risk analysis, information technology and resource management. You can feel confident knowing that graduates of our online accounting degree program who sit for the CPA exam boast a near-perfect success rate. 

Career Preparation

Our accounting degree graduates are prepared for careers as certified financial planners (CFPs), managerial accountants, auditors, forensic accountants and more, and can work in a variety of industries including accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services; government, finance and insurance, management companies/enterprises and manufacturing, among others.

Why Earn Your Associate or Bachelor's in Accounting Online at Champlain College? 

  • Designed for busy working adults, our programs allow you to apply what you learn in the classroom from day one.

  • 100% online coursework allows you to participate at days and times convenient for you.

  • 7-week courses help you reach completion sooner. (Note: Select courses are 15 weeks long. Due to the complex nature of the content of some courses, the courses cannot be condensed into 7-week sessions.) 

  • A near-perfect success rate for graduates who take the CPA exam.

  • Generous transfer credit policy allows you to transfer up to 90 credits, with the potential to earn credit for professional experience and training.

  • Personalized student experience with a dedicated academic advisor and an entire Champlain team to help you as you pursue your accounting degree online.

  • Practitioner faculty who are experts in the field and understand industry needs.

  • Skills you need, and skills employers want. Not only will you gain competencies in skills including accounting,  business/tax law, financial intelligence and risk analysis, but you'll also develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills that will make you successful throughout your career.

Gain Expertise and a Certificate Prior to Graduation 

At Champlain College, we know how important it is for you to gain knowledge and expertise quickly, and to differentiate yourself in the workplace and in today's competitive job market. That's why we have designed our online bachelor's in accounting to allow you to earn three certificates well before you have completed your requirements for your accounting degree. Earn a certificate in accounting, advanced accounting, and cost accounting while gaining the confidence you need to continue to pursue your goals. 

Get Started

Start your application for an online accounting degree today. There is no fee to apply, and our application was designed to help us learn more about you, your career goals and to maximize your potential transfer credits.