Arizona State University Online Bachelor of Arts in Business - Corporate Accounting

Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business offers an online Bachelor of Arts in Business with a concentration in Corporate Accounting. The BA degree is specifically designed to prepare students for management accounting careers. Students can go on to take the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam and the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) exam. Students may go on to careers as accounting managers, internal auditors, chief financial officers, cost accounting directors, and financial analysts.

The BA in Corporate Accounting is a completely online program and does not require any campus visits. The degree can be completed in 4 years attending full-time. Students are required to submit ACT/SAT scores if the required minimum GPA of 3.0 is not met or student is not in the top 25% of the high school graduating class. Start dates are offered every 7.5 weeks throughout the year and courses run 7.5 weeks each.

Courses for the Corporate Accounting BA are delivered through videos, simulations, labs, and assessments. In addition, interactive activities with peers and professors take place through multimedia and conferencing tools. Faculty hail from 6 different continents around the world and promote global thinking. Professors remain active with businesses and participate in innovative research to keep current in the business world and provide students with a global network of resources.

The BA in Corporate Accounting comprises 120 credits of which 51 credits are upper division hours. Courses include Intermediate Accounting for Corporate Accountants; Financial Statement Analysis; Governance, Risk, Compliance Internal Controls and Ethics; Management Accounting for Corporate Accountants I & II; Taxes for Corporate Accountants; Global Supply Operations; and Business Law and Ethics for Managers.

Arizona State University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The W.P. Carey School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Arizona State University: W.P. Carey School of Business

Programs: Business - Corporate Accounting (BA)
Accreditation: The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges; The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Business - Corporate Accounting (BA)

Program Highlights
  • Courses last 75 weeks each for a total of 41 courses
  • Prepares students for management accounting careers
  • Students can go on to take the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam and the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) exam
Program Overview
Program Structure: Online instruction with no campus visits required
Example Courses: Intermediate Accounting for Corporate Accountants; Governance, Risk, Compliance Internal Controls and Ethics; Management Accounting for Corporate Accountants I & II; Global Supply Operations; Business Law and Ethics for Managers
Instruction Methods: Courses are taught through videos, simulations, labs, and assessments, while interactive activities with peers and professors take place through multimedia and conferencing tools
Degree Requirements
Credits Required: 120 credits needed to graduate
Campus Visits Required: 0
Program Options
Program Start Dates: Mutiple start dates throughout the year
Curriculum Options: Full-time
Length of Program: Program can be completed in 4 years
Admission Requirements and Tuition Costs
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0 in competency courses unless in top 25% of high school graduating class or ACT/SAT scores are acceptable
Testing Requirements: SAT or ACT required if minimum GPA is not met or student is not in the top 25% of the high school graduating class
Work Experience: Not required for admission
Tuition Costs: ~$74,400 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $620.00

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