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If you have strong mathematics skills and can analyze, compare, and interpret facts and figures, you may want to consider pursuing a future in accounting. Post University offers several programs to help you build or hone skills useful in the field accounting.

Accounting Degree Programs

Associate of Science in Accounting

At a Glance

2-Year
Program Length
60
Credit Hours
Online or
On Campus
ACBSP
Programmatically Accredited

If you have a head for numbers and a desire to learn about opportunities in the fields of accounting, auditing, and tax law, pursue, an Associate of Science in Accounting could be for you. This program is designed to offer you a thorough understanding of essential accounting principles through courses for:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • And more!

During your coursework, you will have the opportunity to gain skills essential for accounting, including how to:

  • Analyze, record, and interpret financial information
  • Apply basic concepts of business — management, finance, economics, etc.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively

ACBSP Programmatically Accredited

The Associate of Science in Accounting is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Note

The Associate of Science in Accounting program is not designed to fulfill Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure requirements in an individual state; however, the program may be used to partially fulfill licensure requirements. Post University assists in researching and providing information regarding licensure; however, each state has different requirements for such licensure outside of the required education. Such state requirements may include licensure exams, background checks, certain work experience, and more. It is ultimately the responsibility of each student to manage their own licensure process and to ensure that all requirements are met in order for the student to obtain licensure. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body and does not guarantee licensure. Requirements for licensure are subject to change without notice.

The table at the following link shows whether Post University, with completion of the appropriate curriculum, does or does not fulfill the educational requirements for a specific license: Certified Public Accountant Disclosure by State

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

At a Glance

4-Year
Program Length
120
Credit Hours
Online or
On Campus
ACBSP
Programmatically Accredited

Do you have a knack for numbers? Would you like a thorough education, one that covers business, financial issues, and professionalism? Then a Bachelor of Science in Accounting could be for you. This program is designed to offer you a thorough understanding of essential accounting principles through courses for:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Auditing
  • And more!

During your coursework, you will have the opportunity to learn what it takes to apply practical accounting principles and concepts to organizations, including:

  • Accounting — from accounting theory to preparing financial statements
  • Auditing — applying relevant professionals standards, such as GAAP and IFRS
  • Taxes — tax law for reporting and compliance purposes
  • Technology — better understand accounting information systems
  • Business — management, marketing, accounting, finance, and economic

ACBSP Programmatically Accredited

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Note

The Bachelor of Science program is not designed to fulfill Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure requirements in an individual state; however, the program may be used to partially fulfill licensure requirements. Post University assists in researching and providing information regarding licensure; however, each state has different requirements for such licensure outside of the required education. Such state requirements may include licensure exams, background checks, certain work experience, and more. It is ultimately the responsibility of each student to manage their own licensure process and to ensure that all requirements are met in order for the student to obtain licensure. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body and does not guarantee licensure. Requirements for licensure are subject to change without notice.

The table at the following link shows whether Post University, with completion of the appropriate curriculum, does or does not fulfill the educational requirements for a specific license: Certified Public Accountant Disclosure by State

Master of Science in Accounting

At a Glance

20 to 24-Month
Program Length
30 to 36
Credit Hours
Online
ACBSP
Programmatically Accredited

Pursue advanced accounting skills with the Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) degree program from Post University. In it, you will have the opportunity to develop strong technical accounting skills in courses for:

  • International Accounting
  • Non-Profit and Governmental Accounting
  • Advanced Audit Issues
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • And more!

During your coursework, you will have the opportunity to improve other key building blocks for career enhancement, including:

  • Business communication
  • Client relationship management
  • Business development
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Professional standards and ethics

Plus, the MSA offers a Certified Public Accounting (CPA) track with CPA Lab Preparation courses.

ACBSP Programmatically Accredited

The Master of Science in Accounting program is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Note

The Master of Science in Accounting degree may be used to partially fulfill Certified Public Accountant (CPA) education requirements. The program is not designed, however, to fulfill CPA education requirements in any specific or individual state. Post University assists in researching and providing information regarding licensure; however, each state has different requirements for such licensure outside of the required education. Such state requirements may include licensure exams, background checks, certain work experience, and more. It is ultimately the responsibility of each student to manage their own licensure process and to ensure that all requirements are met in order for the student to obtain licensure. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body and does not guarantee licensure. Requirements for licensure are subject to change without notice.

The table at the following link shows whether Post University, with completion of the appropriate curriculum, does or does not fulfill the educational requirements for a specific license:

Certified Public Accountant Disclosure by State

Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting (Post-Baccalaureate)

At a Glance

14-Month
Program Length
36
Credit Hours
Online

Designed to provide flexible accounting training in federal income taxes, accounting information systems, and auditing, this certificate program offers undergraduate-level curricula over the essentials and principles of accounting. In it, you will have the opportunity to enhance your education by developing relevant skills in accounting. Coursework covers:

  • Financial accounting
  • Managerial accounting
  • Cost accounting
  • Federal income taxes
  • And more!

During your coursework, you will have the opportunity to learn what it takes to apply practical accounting principles and concepts to modern business, including:

  • Accounting — from accounting theory to preparing financial statements
  • Auditing — applying relevant professionals standards, such as GAAP and IFRS
  • Taxes — tax law for reporting and compliance purposes
  • Technology — better understand accounting information systems
  • Managerial & Cost Accounting — develop and evaluate accounting and business information

Students who wish to enroll in this certificate program are required to have a bachelor’s degree. 

Note

The Certificate in Accounting (Post-Baccalaureate) program is not designed to fulfill Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure requirements in an individual state; however, the program may be used to partially fulfill licensure requirements. Post University assists in researching and providing information regarding licensure; however, each state has different requirements for such licensure outside of the required education. Such state requirements may include licensure exams, background checks, certain work experience, and more. It is ultimately the responsibility of each student to manage their own licensure process and to ensure that all requirements are met in order for the student to obtain licensure. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body and does not guarantee licensure. Requirements for licensure are subject to change without notice.

The table at the following link shows whether Post University, with completion of the appropriate curriculum, does or does not fulfill the educational requirements for a specific license: Certified Public Accountant Disclosure by State

Micro-Credential
Opportunities

Post embeds micro-credentialing opportunities in programs to help build personal or professional skills to highlight on a resume or online profile.

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“In the accounting program, we strongly believe in the fact that each student is an individual, each one has their own career plan, and we work with them individually to help them meet their goals.”

– Richard Dumont, CPA

Program Chair, Accounting

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