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.
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.
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
Costs and Financial Aid
Program Cost & Fees
The B.A. in Accounting costs $520 per credit hour.
Fees are as follows:
- Graduation Fee $85
- Additional $100 per semester fee applies
There are various financial aid options available for our online students. To determine financial aid eligibility, complete and submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. The FAFSA form helps us determine what federal and state financial aid is available based on your financial need.
Our school code is 003072.
Students will also need to complete the Malone Financial Aid application once they have submitted their admissions application.
Malone proudly welcomes those who serve our country. We are a proud Yellow Ribbon Program participant, and a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) consortium. Learn more below how your military experience can help you earn your degree.
For both public and private entities, corporations, and individuals, Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) are responsible for compiling necessary financial reporting information for auditing and tax purposes. Additionally, as a CPA, you will have the opportunity to gather, analyze, and then offer solutions for financial processes in companies across different industries.
As a Tax Preparation and Filing Accountant, you would work directly with clients to develop effective tax strategies to help organizations cut costs. Moreover, you would facilitate and work with tax auditors to determine different tactics that would benefit companies during tax season. In order to excel in this position, it’s necessary that you have an advanced understanding of tax procedures and legal requirements.
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As a Financial Advisor, you would work closely with mutual funds, banks, insurance companies, private companies, and individuals to determine different financial needs and formulate strategies to help them achieve their growth goals. With a profound familiarity with accounting, you would step in to help your clients plan their short and long term financial and investment objectives.
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.
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.
Malone provides an intentional focus on promoting an education based on faith and its integration with intellectual, spiritual, and social growth.
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:
Online learning makes it possible to earn a degree while maintaining a balance of work and life responsibilities.
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.
Online programs allow students to remain at work, and do not incur the additional costs associated with earning a degree on campus.
Learn with like-minded individuals in a digital space that’s every bit as welcoming as an on-campus classroom.
Because students are afforded so much independence with an online degree, they graduate with the skills they need to excel in their careers.
Graduates emerge from online programs with a greater understanding of their own fortitude and excellence.