Bachelor of Arts in


Adapt to the latest business trends in the world of accounting and advance your career.

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Program Details

Next Start Date: 3/15
Est. Program Length: 3 years
Course Length: 7 weeks
Cost Per Credit Hour: $520
Transfer Credits: Up to 90 Credits

Learn Cutting-Edge Accounting Strategies

Malone University’s online Accounting degree will prepare you to confidently enter the business world and help organizations maximize efficiency in their financial structures. The program, which is specifically designed to accommodate students with different work and life commitments, will give you an opportunity to expand your knowledge of business ethics, practice, and theory.

Importantly, the program will give you real-world, hands-on experience with accounting through our unique internship opportunity. Students in the degree track also have the opportunity to pursue a double major or a minor in business administration. As you gain course credit for working with a department approved organization, you will develop a deeper understanding of your expectations in the field. As a result, you’ll be fully prepared to enter the industry as a tax, personal, corporate finance, or certified personal accountant as you progress through the program.

Key topics covered by Malone’s online accounting degree include:

  • Tax Accounting
  • Business Finance
  • International Finance
  • Auditing Practice and Theory
  • Cost Analysis
  • Business Statistics
  • Macro- and Microeconomics
  • Operations Finance

One significant hallmark of the program is its connection to our core values at Malone University. Through our biblically-centered and faith-based approach to all of the disciplines we offer, you’ll gain a unique opportunity to develop your skills ethically as a leader in accounting.

Moreover, the faculty in charge of creating the curriculum, courses, and assignments are experienced professionals with a breadth of knowledge in all aspects of accounting.

This program is accredited by the ACBSP, giving your degree more value and distinguishing your preparation to future employers.

Courses and Requirements

The practical curriculum offered through the online Accounting degree program will give you the tools to navigate a dynamic and expanding field. As you learn the basic and nuanced principles of accounting, you will develop a skillset that will remain relevant across an array of industries.

Major Courses
ACCT 211 – Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 212 – Principles of Accounting II
ACCT 311 – Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 312 – Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 313 – Cost Accounting
ACCT 411 – Advanced Accounting I
ACCT 412 – Advanced Accounting II
ACCT 421 – Tax Accounting I
ACCT 422 – Tax Accounting II
ACCT 423 – Auditing Theory
BUS 240 – Statistics for Business
BUS 302 – Business Law
BUS 330 – Christian Ethics: Implications and Applications in Business
BUS 332 – Business Finance
BUS 361 – International Business
BUS 423 – Operations Management
ECON 202 – Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 203 – Principles of Microeconomics
BUS 480 – Pre Internship Seminar
BUS 481 – Internship (range 1 – 3 cr. consideration)

Requirements for Graduation
A student must have a minimum of 124 credit hours including the general education, liberal arts, and business curriculum requirements to complete the requirements for graduation.


Admissions Requirements

B.A. in Accounting

Candidates for Malone’s online B.A. in Accounting program must submit the following:

  • A complete application
  • Copies of official transcripts

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Career Outcomes

Malone University’s online Accounting degree will equip you with the tools to expand your career opportunities.

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Why Choose Malone?

Malone Online is a Christ-centered university that is recognized for its academic excellence, extraordinary leadership, career-oriented programs, and holistic approach to education.

  • Quality Rankings.

    Among its many accolades, Malone has been listed among the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Values and Best Colleges for Veterans for 2018.

  • Christ-Centered.

    Malone provides an intentional focus on promoting an education based on faith and its integration with intellectual, spiritual, and social growth.

  • Extraordinary Leadership.

    Students work with renowned faculty, caring staff, and can take advantage of unique support programs after graduation.

Benefits of Learning Online

Pursuing an online degree means choosing to elevate your career. Online degree programs offer:

  • Flexibility

    Online learning makes it possible to earn a degree while maintaining a balance of work and life responsibilities.

  • Self-Paced Programs

    Spend more time with instructional materials, and adjust your learning schedule according to your needs.

  • Equal Access to Faculty

    Students who earn their degrees online study with the same excellent professors as their on-campus peers.

  • Affordability

    Online programs allow students to remain at work, and do not incur the additional costs associated with earning a degree on campus.

  • Community

    Learn with like-minded individuals in a digital space that’s every bit as welcoming as an on-campus classroom.

  • Enhanced Motivation

    Because students are afforded so much independence with an online degree, they graduate with the skills they need to excel in their careers.

  • Cultivated Potential

    Graduates emerge from online programs with a greater understanding of their own fortitude and excellence.