Online Accounting

For your convenience, classes are asynchronous and can be taken wherever and whenever is right for you, allowing you the flexibility you need as a working adult.

Online Details

The Online BA in Accounting Program Is Designed for:

  • Adults seeking an online accounting program that allows them to learn on their schedule
  • Business professionals striving to move into a position in accounting
  • Individuals who want a rewarding career in an in-demand field

Accounting Career Advancement Starts Here

Build a strong academic foundation in accounting with the online BA in Accounting program from Illinois College. Whether you’re striving for career advancement within your company or are seeking a new career in an in-demand field, earning your accounting degree online will provide you with the professional skills and financial expertise necessary to reach your goals in the competitive realm of accounting.

As a student, you’ll explore an accelerated curriculum founded on accounting innovations. BA in Accounting courses are designed to prepare you for a career in accounting while also delivering the academic background you need to pursue a variety of other careers in business. Each course is instructed by expert faculty members who incorporate years of field experience in their lessons. Through the BA in Accounting curriculum, you’ll explore field essentials and become proficient in key topics, including:

  • Economics
  • Financial accounting
  • Concepts of auditing
  • Income tax
  • Business ethics
  • Risk assessment
  • Statistics

When earning your accounting degree online with IC, you’ll also apply your business and accounting skills in a capstone course and receive the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through an optional internship.

After Graduation

Students of the online BA in Accounting program Graduate READY for accounting careers in a variety of businesses. Graduates have received job offers from companies and agencies including:

  • Archer Daniels Midland Co.
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • Dot Foods
  • Sikich LLP
  • Crowe LLP
  • the Illinois Auditor General

The online BA in Accounting is conveniently offered through our interactive online classroom, allowing you to study, full or part-time, when and where it’s convenient for your schedule. Learn at your own pace and complete the accelerated curriculum in 15 months.

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Courses and Admissions


Illinois College’s online BA in Accounting program provides the academic foundation and professional skills necessary for a variety of careers in the field. The program requires 120 credit hours – 78 hours in general education and elective courses and 42 hours in accounting core coursework. See the full list of courses HERE.

Admission Requirements
  • Be a high school graduate (or equivalent)
  • Have earned a 2.5 GPA
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