ACCOUNTING ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAM – BACHELOR

ACCOUNTING ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAM – BACHELOR

Earn your accounting degree online in this flexible, versatile program that virtually guarantees you a job in your field. UAF’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting is the only AACSB-accredited accounting program in Alaska, and our graduates enjoy high CPA pass rates and an almost 100% job placement rate. The online bachelor’s degree in accounting also offers excellent opportunities for networking, internships and soft skill development to complement the technical skills gained through your coursework.

Who Is the Online Degree in Accounting Designed For?

The bachelor’s in accounting online degree is a great option if you want to work in the fields of general accounting, auditing, managerial accounting, taxation or government accounting. With extra flexibility to work from anywhere you want, the online accounting degree is perfect for students with jobs and families, or who live outside the region and are looking for an accredited accounting degree online. We also offer the bachelor’s in accounting face-to-face at our main campus in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Why Earn Your Online Degree in Accounting at UAF?

  • Earn an accredited accounting degree online in a program that offers an almost 100% job placement rate.
  • Find your next job through a variety of internship opportunities that give you the chance to apply skills you learn in class.
  • Get real-world investing experience through the Student Investment Fund class, or take part in the volunteer income tax assistance program.
  • Develop your professional network and connect with others in your field through active student organizations.
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Accounting majors at UAF will have many different types of opportunities to engage with peers and take part in real-world learning experiences. Examples include:

  • Guest lectures involving high-level accounting professionals
  • Annual Native Corporation Workshop
  • Online recruiting for internships and permanent positions

Learning online at UAF

Offering affordable in-state tuition for students around the country, our online degree programs are highly personalized, collaborative and flexible to meet all learning needs, and have been ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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Cost breakdown for the online degree in accounting

The estimated cost of the online bachelor’s in accounting degree program based on current rates is $42,820. The actual cost will vary depending on what electives you choose.

Use code UAFSOM when applying to get your application fee waived!

See what your dollars go toward on the UAF eCampus Tuition and Fees page.

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This certification is valid through 2023.

Learn how to reconcile your monthly bank statement with Ruth Prato, UAF professor of accounting


Learn how to reconcile your monthly bank statement with Ruth Prato, UAF professor of accounting


Jobs With an Accounting Degree

Earn your accounting degree online at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and prepare for high-demand careers around the globe. Accounting offers greater mobility, flexibility and potential for advancement than any other college degree. Our bachelor’s program graduates work with CPA firms, large corporations, small businesses, non-profits and government organizations at all levels. Many of our accounting graduates also continue their education at UAF, earning their MBA or taking the CPA exam.

What can you do with an accounting degree?

The online accounting degree at UAF will prepare you to get your professional certification as:

  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant

Accounting majors also gain the foundational business knowledge and skills for a wide range of career options in fields such as banking, criminal investigation, financial management and entrepreneurship.

Explore more jobs with an accounting degree and accounting degree salaries with the University of Alaska Career Coach.

Accounting degree salary

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, accountants and auditors earn an average of $71,550 annually. The top paying states for this occupation are the District of Columbia, New York, New Jersey, Virginia and California.

Requirements for the Accounting Degree

Required classes for the online bachelor’s in accounting degree cover topics including income tax, managerial cost accounting, auditing, accounting information systems and business ethics. You can also choose from a selection of elective courses based on your specific interests and career objectives.

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Earn your bachelor’s degree in accounting online at UAF.