Accounting Specialization Degree

Online Accounting Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in General Studies: Accounting Specialization

Required Credits: 128


This degree completion, general studies program in Accounting provides students with a solid foundation in accounting practices and may be applied towards fulfilling much of the educational requirements needed to sit for the CPA exam. Our unique program can help you accelerate your degree and prepare you to become a licensed Certified Public Accountant. Once students successfully complete the undergraduate coursework prerequisites, they can fast track into our graduate program with waivers for up to two courses in the Master of Accountancy program.

In order to earn this Bachelor's Degree students must complete 128 semester-hours credit, 25% of which must be completed through Saint Joseph's College. 24 semester-hours credit in the bachelor's Degree specialization area must be earned through Saint Joseph's College.

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  • Prepares you to sit for the CPA exam
  • Fast track option into the graduate Master of Accountancy program
  • Courses blend content with professional experience, allowing for immediate application in the work setting.
  • A generous credit-transfer policy is designed to award maximum credit for both traditional and non-traditional learning experience.
  • Faculty with practical experience work one-on-one with you to ensure your success.
  • No on-campus residency required

Admission Requirements

You may apply for and be granted admission status at any time during the year, regardless of program choice.

For undergraduate programs, all applicants must be graduates of an accredited public or private high school must have passed a GED examination, or provide proof of completion of a GED equivalent, or must have completed a state-approved high school diploma through home schooling.

Students must have completed high school with an average grade of "C" or better, have a standard 2.0 or better for GED students or show college credit with a cumulative grade point of 2.0 or better for admission to an undergraduate degree program. Students who do not meet the cumulative grade point standard may be conditionally accepted and required to take specific introductory course work and complete it with a grade of 2.0 or better, prior to consideration of formal acceptance.

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Kathleen Mahoney
Kathleen Mahoney

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