Online Accounting Degree

An online accounting degree allows the busy adult time to balance work and personal responsibilities while furthering your education. The McKendree University School of Business has designed this online accounting program for flexibility. Students enrolled in this online program may continue to apply hours toward requirements in sitting for the CPA exam.



Why an Online Accounting Degree?

The accountant's role in business decision making has expanded, making accounting one of the fastest growing fields in education and business.



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Flexible Course Format

Online classes are delivered using the course management system Brightspace. All online courses for the BBA are offered over an eight week period. Many students choose to take two courses during each eight week session
. Accounting classes are also offered at the Center at Scott Air Force Base.



Advancement Opportunities

Students that plan to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination will be able to reach the 150 hour requirement by taking additional courses at the undergraduate or graduate level. Many other students further their education by pursuing an MBA.

  • CPA Exam

  • Graduate Studies




Career Opportunities

Our online accounting degree is designed to prepare you for a career in a variety of areas.

  • Corporate

  • Government

  • Not-for-Profit

  • Auditing

  • Cost Accounting

  • Managerial Accounting

  • Personal Finance

  • Tax Planning



Interesting Classes

  • Taxation of Individuals

  • Taxation of Business Entities

  • Accounting Information Systems

  • Auditing

  • Business Ethics



Next Step

Contact your student services specialists and get details on the admission process, unofficial transcript evaluation, and our next start date.



Key Faculty


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