B.Sc. Online


American Public University

2 months
285 USD/credit
285 USD/credit
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This Accounting BSc course at the American Public University offers you the necessary theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and research know-how to address complex accounting issues. 


Course Details

Get a solid foundation in accounting principles and best practices by enrolling in the Accounting BSc course at the American Public University (APU).

Using simulations and labs, APU’s bachelor of accounting online program blends theory and research methods with the practical skills needed to manage complex accounting issues found in businesses, nonprofits, government, and private practices. Develop your basic understanding of tax codes and finance law, as you learn about Sarbanes-Oxley and Securities and Exchange Commission regulations. 

Successful completion may or may not satisfy the educational requirements for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. Educational requirements for the CPA exam vary by state.

What You Will Do

  • Clearly express basic knowledge of legal and business terms and concepts related to accounting
  • Interpret and prepare financial information for management and stakeholders using accounting analyses and reports
  • Discuss how Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are applied and relate these to appropriate accounting practices
  • Show your knowledge of the ethical framework for accountants adopted by professional accounting organizations


  • This program has been designed in consultation with industry business leaders, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and has earned additional ACBSP Specialized Accounting Accreditation.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • College Trigonometry
  • Calculus
  • Accounting 
  • Basic Productivity Applications
  • Advanced Productivity Applications
  • Principles of Financial Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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Courses Start Monthly


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • Signed statement of understanding (SOU)
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.

 $250 with military grant


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