Online Accounting Degrees
Accountants play a critical role in the business industry — without the ability to track and analyze the flow of money, companies cannot make informed business decisions. Liberty University offers a wide range of accounting degree programs designed to equip you with the in-demand skills and knowledge you need to make significant contributions to any company through a successful accounting career.
Our accounting degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), meaning each degree program has met the standards of business education that promote teaching excellence and quality. Through a curriculum that is rooted in biblical principles, our accounting classes focus on preparing accounting professionals who are not only excellent at their work but also known for being ethical and trustworthy. Become a valuable part of any business or nonprofit organization with a 100% online accounting degree from Liberty.
Among only 3% of business schools worldwide to receive ACBSP accreditation
Available Accounting Degrees
Our accounting associate degree is designed to introduce you to the fast-paced world of business. If you are seeking a quick degree option or need training in business, our associate degree in accounting is an excellent option. In as little as 1 and a half years, you can gain the skills you need to thrive in an entry-level position with our AA in Accounting degree.
The bachelor’s in accounting degree will equip you with the in-demand skills needed to identify, analyze, and solve financial problems. This online bachelor’s in accounting degree program will help you gain a firm foundation in the essential accounting skills needed for many careers in the business field. Our BS in Accounting degree is a great stepping stone to the accounting master’s degree.
Liberty University’s Master of Business Administration in Accounting (45-hours) prepares you for leadership positions in the corporate world. You will master a variety of accounting skills that will push you towards success as a well-rounded business leader. You will also study accounting ethics and best practices — skills that are mastered in a team environment and equip you to become a successful business executive.
The MACC online degree program will help transition your broad understanding of accounting practices to a specialized accounting role as you study advanced accounting practices and techniques. Liberty’s accounting master’s degree offers seven unique specializations to help you create a degree that is specific to your interest. Our BS in Accounting degree paired with our MACC Degree can prepare you for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.*
The following specializations are available for the MACC:
- Audit and Financial Reporting
- Financial Services
- Forensic Accounting
*Please note that additional requirements are usually required to receive CPA certification. We encourage students to contact their State Board regarding questions about state requirements for the CPA. You can also speak with one of our Admission Counselors for additional information by calling (800) 424-9595.
Liberty University’s 100% online Doctor of Business Administration in Accounting degree equips you with specialized accounting training for success as a leader in the corporate world. In our online DBA degree, you will conduct an in-depth analysis of tax and auditing techniques and accounting theory. You will also explore accounting ethics and best practices, which will prepare you to be a positive influence in the business world.
What are the Benefits of Earning an Accounting Degree Online through Liberty University?
- We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 10 online schools in America. Earning your online accounting degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
- Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 6 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
- Liberty’s online accounting degree programs are ACBSP accredited.
Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:
- Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
- Reserve/National Guard
- Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
- Current Department of Defense employee
We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits:
- Tuition discounts — $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses and $275 per credit hour* for graduate courses
- Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder
- 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
- Potential college credit for your military training
Military Discount for Doctoral Students
Lead your field with the doctoral degree you want — at a price you’ve earned. As a thank-you for your military service, Liberty University offers current and former service members like you or your spouse multiple pathways to earn a doctoral degree for only $300/credit hour. Find out how you can take advantage of this unique opportunity and reach the pinnacle of your profession — for less.
Experience That Matters to You
As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.
At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.
And what’s that?
- Academic Quality
These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.
We are widely recognized as a top university for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.
Why Choose Liberty University?
Enjoy Flexible Courses
Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!
* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs
Maximize Your Time
Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s, postgraduate, or doctoral degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.
Grow in Your Faith
All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective, and our faculty see themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.
Access Academic Support
Throughout your educational journey, you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.
At Liberty, we believe in putting a world-class Christian education within reach — so our tuition rates have been frozen for 6 years and counting!
As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.
While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition for 6 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.
For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is a valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.
Nearly 80% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!
Corporate Tuition Assistance
Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you pay only a portion of your balance up front. You submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay the remaining balance for your classes.
Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!
Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.