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OnlineU Most Affordable Online DegreesWhen you pursue an accounting degree, you’re looking for more than a job — you’re looking to open yourself to more growth opportunities in the accounting field by becoming an expert in all things related to budgets, taxes, and finance regulations. Nobody understands that better than Athens State University, which is why our online Bachelor of Science in Accounting is specifically designed to position you for long-term success in your accounting career.

We’re proud to be a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Anti-Fraud Education Partnership as well as the Institute of Management Accountants Higher Education Endorsement Program. We’ve even partnered with Unanet to offer a curriculum specifically tailored to the complex world of government contract accounting. In addition to these partnerships, our extensive and long-standing relationships with local accounting firms will help you confidently land a paid internship, doing real accounting work, while you’re still in school. You’ll graduate with the experience, insights, and sought-after skills that employers need.

Pursue Your Dream Job in Accounting

A degree in Accounting from Athens State University can prepare you for a rewarding career in a variety of industries. Prepare for lucrative, in-demand employment opportunities in a supportive, flexible learning environment.

  • $71K Median 2019 Salary for Accountants with a Bachelor's Degree
  • $81K Median 2019 Salary for Financial Analysts with a Bachelor's Degree
  • $76K Median 2019 Salary for Budget Analysts with a Bachelor's Degree

Accounting Careers

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the employment of accounting professionals to grow 7% between 2020 and 2030.
Our Bachelor of Science in Accounting can help you expand your growth opportunities in accounting jobs like:

  • Financial manager
  • Accounting clerk
  • Financial analyst
  • Payroll Specialist
  • Forensic accountant



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