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Accounting, B.S.

Move your career forward with the Chancellors' Bachelor of Science in Accounting from IU Online. This flexible program teaches you how to perform accounting tasks and develop analytical skills and learn how to create data-driven solutions.

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Course Delivery: 100% Online

Total Credits: 120

In-State Tuition Per Credit: $249.73

Out-of-State Tuition Per Credit: $365.31

Cost of attendance may vary by campus. View the total cost calculator

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Degree Overview

Study technology and analytics methods in the accounting field. Learn how to perform accounting tasks and provide data-driven solutions. Foster effective analytical and critical-thinking skills. Practice sound ethics and logic in accounting and business situations. Refine skills, build new ones, and earn expertise in your field.

As a student in the Chancellors' B.S. in Accounting, you’ll benefit from a career-focused program ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. You’ll graduate with an Indiana University degree respected by employers worldwide—and you can work on yours anytime and anywhere. Plus, you’ll enjoy personalized support services throughout your academic journey.

And the benefits start long before graduation. More than half of IU Online students advance in their careers before they complete their degree.

Students who meet the admission standards of their home campus (campus of enrollment) will be admitted directly into the IU Online Chancellors’ B.S. in Accounting. 

To apply to this program:

  • Complete application for admission.
  • Submit official transcripts.

Application Dates

Rolling admissions. Application review will begin upon receipt of all required application materials.

Your IU Online Chancellors' B.S. in Accounting prepares you for careers in:

  • Auditing
  • Consulting
  • Corporate accounting
  • Investment banking
  • Management consulting
  • Public accounting
  • Taxation

You can transfer up to 64 credit hours from a regionally accredited community college, or 90 credit hours from an accredited four-year university or college.

To graduate with the Chancellors' B.S. in Accounting, you must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Accounting and business foundations (24 credits)
  • Business core (12 credits)
  • Accounting core (21 credits)
  • Accounting electives (9 credits)
  • General education courses, as needed to fulfill the 120 credit hour requirement

Accounting and business foundations
Course Number Course Name Credits
BUS-W 100 Intro to Business 3 Credits
ECON-E 270 Statistics 3 Credits
BUS-A 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3 Credits
BUS-K 201 Computers in Business 3 Credits
BUS-K 321 Management of Information Technology 3 Credits
BUS-K 353 Business Analytics & Modeling 3 Credits
BUS-L 201 Legal and Environment of Business 3 Credits

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