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Public Accounting Bachelor's Degree

EKU’s 100% online bachelor's of business administration in public accounting provides students with the solid educational foundation employers expect of today’s graduates. Students gain a comprehensive understanding of the accounting principles, practices, and technical knowledge necessary to successfully pass professional examinations, as well as a strong general business background that allows accounting professionals to move quickly into upper management. Graduates are prepared to take on key positions with excellent salaries, become business entrepreneurs, or pursue an MBA.


Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 120 hours
Tuition: $417 per credit hour
                  $250 per credit hour for active duty military
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 90 hours*
Career Options: Accountant, auditors, financial planner, cost estimator, CPA, budget analyst financial analyst, financial examiner, human resource specialist, purchasing manager, buyers, management analyst, data research analyst 

* A minimum of 30 credit hours and 50% of the business course credit hours required for the BBA must be completed with EKU. 


Enhance your degree with a minor or certificate

Select from a wide range of minors, allowing you to explore interests or make use of prior credits.

You can also choose from numerous undergraduate certificates in specialty areas that complement and enhance your major as you work toward your degree.

What sets our program apart?
Learn essential skills for today’s business environment. Our fully-accredited online programs are made up of the same high-quality courses and taught by the same experienced professors as the on-campus programs. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as accounting, marketing, economic principles, financial markets, and consumer and organizational behavior.

  • Accredited by AACSB International
  • Graduates are prepared to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination
  • Generous credit transfer policy
  • Accelerated 8-week terms
  • 6 start dates per year
  • Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) service-learning project gives you the opportunity for hands on experience (hosted on EKU’s campus)
  • Reduced tuition for active duty military members
  • Free online tutoring and career services assistance
  • Fast-track opportunities for students with 80 or more credit hours
  • Dedicated advisors who provide personalized graduation plans
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees