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Online Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

Online Bachelor's Degree

Why Choose New England College of Business?

New England College of Business has been educating successful finance and business professionals for over 100 years. Our online learning platform is ideal for today's busy working adult. We understand the need for access to high-quality online degrees and provide programs that are:


Lowest tuition among all private four-year colleges in New England (U.S. Department of Education College Affordability and Transparency Center, 2011-2017).


Courses are 100% online, allowing you to study anytime and anywhere.


Career-focused coursework is led by faculty with real-world experience.


Our degree programs are regionally accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).


Our interactive online learning environment was recognized with a 2014 Gold Award for Best Practices (USDLA) and the ACHE Award for Creative Use of Technology, and our degree programs are consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report.

If you are ready to advance the language of business, then the New England College of Business’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BSA) may be the right degree for you! The BSA offers students both exposure to key theoretical constructs and immersion in hands-on application of those theories in practice. In this dynamic program, students engage in in-depth exploration of all areas within the accounting profession. The Bachelor of Science in Accounting also offers a seamless transition from the AS in Accounting program, as all credits obtained in the ASA program will transfer into the Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

For a complete list of courses, download the online bachelor degree in accounting program curriculum worksheet. You may also view full course descriptions here here.

This 40-course program consists of nine foundational business courses, 10 accounting core courses, 9 business courses, 3 accounting concentration courses and 17 general education courses.

Bachelor Degree Online

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree online serves as a strong foundation of academic study for students who are interested in the financial work that is the underpinning of all organizations. With a focus on building the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to be successful, this accounting degree offers:

  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Functional Business Acumen
  • Deep dive into a broad range of accounting topic including Auditing, Taxation and Financial Analysis
  • Opportunity to deepen study/concentrate in either public or management accounting.

Is the Bachelor of Science in Accounting right for you?

We know that your commitment to a career in the Accounting field means that you need a bachelor’s degree that is both hands-on, and that aligns with industry credentials, like the CPA® and CMA®. The New England College of Business’s BSA is designed with a particular emphasis on the acquisition of highly-targeted skills required by today’s accounting professionals. For those who which to pursue further credentials such as the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) offered through the Institute of Management Accountants ( or the (CPA) Certified Public Accountant offered by the AICPA (, the Bachelor of Science in Accounting covers core concepts found on both exams and offers specialized concentrations in both public accounting and management accounting.

Career Preparation for BSA Graduates

Several occupations require a minimum of a bachelor degree in accounting or a related field. Careers for those who obtain a Bachelor of Science in Accounting include entry-level positions in nearly all industries. Common entry-level positions held by those with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting include:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Auditing Clerk
  • Cost Estimator
  • Budget Analyst
  • Staff Accountant

Which NECB program is right for you?

If you're considering taking the next step in your career by getting a degree, our Admissions Representatives are available to help you select the online degree program that best fits your needs. Just give us a call at 800-997-1673.

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