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Get a degree that counts with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from LSU Alexandria Online. Acquire relevant preparation to enter a flexible, dynamic career in public accounting, industry, not-for-profit, and governmental organizations and businesses. Receive a well-rounded business education sought by many employers that includes creative problem solving, critical thinking, and in-depth knowledge of how an organization functions in today's evolving global environment.
Accounting professionals are in high demand -- which is why you can position yourself for great career advancement upon graduation of LSU Alexandria’s online BS in Accounting. Learn what it takes to launch a career as an accountant, financial controller, or accounting manager through a curriculum that is developed from the foundational principles and emerging trends that many employers are looking for.
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LSUA's online programs provide you the opportunity to synchronously interact with instructors (in real-time) via video conferencing and other technologies in a flexible format that fits your busy schedule. These sessions also allow engagement with course content and build a community among our online students.
Throughout your entire academic journey, a personal Learner Concierge and dedicated faculty will be available to answer questions and offer encouragement in your academic studies and career plans.
Led by experienced-field experts, the online bachelor of science in accounting is an advanced program that provides fundamental principles and techniques in a flexible learning environment.
Our graduates are prepared to pass the CPA examination with confidence. Students who plan to sit for the CPA exam should review the educational requirements of their State Board of CPAs.
The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. For the BS in Accounting program, you are able to transfer up to 75% of previous credits.
Total credit hours per program: 120 credit hours
Cost per credit hour (with fees): $291
Total cost with fees, and the maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $8,730
Total cost with fees, no transfer credits and no financial aid: $34,920
Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for the final program cost.
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The online Bachelor of Science In Accounting is delivered completely online and led by accounting field-experts at LSUA. Students will gain a thorough understanding of accountung and emerging techniques relevant to the profession. Additionally, our program prepares graduates to pass the CPA examination and practice in the public or private accounting industry with confidence.
Students from outside Louisiana who plan to sit for the CPA exam should check with the State Board of Accountancy in the state they plan to take the CPA Exam for educational requirements of that state OR should review the requirements posted on the Licensure Disclosure chart for the Bachelor of Science in Accounting in the LSUA catalog.
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