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Accounting

Bachelor of Science

Work towards something greater than the bottom line. 

Are you a numbers junkie who enjoys math and keeping things organized? All businesses need accounting services and expertise, so a degree in this field can open a vast array of career opportunities for you, including the know-how to start your own company. Go beyond the basics and help businesses in your community find and sustain prosperity.

Built on a strong foundation of ethical practice, the Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Regis University incorporates the most current technologies and accounting techniques. Our accounting faculty are expert practitioners who provide real-world examples and illustrations that help you grasp complex accounting concepts that can be applied in both the public and private sectors.

Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online + on campus courses
5- or 8-week terms

Credits for Completion
120 credit hours

Cost of Tuition
$530 per credit hour

Sample Accounting Classes

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AC 4310: Accounting Information Systems

Learn the technology, tools and information systems within the accounting profession.

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AS 4830: Forensic and Fraud Auditing

Study the role of the auditor in the detection, prevention and investigation of fraud.

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AC 4910: Accounting Ethics


Focus on frameworks for ethical behavior and decision making as an accountant.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.S. Accounting program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Accounting Career Paths

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

With CPA certification, you'll be eligible to work in a public accounting firm, providing auditing, tax, consulting, and accounting services for a number of clients across a range of sectors, including businesses, individuals, nonprofits, and governments.


Financial Analyst

Some accounting professionals choose to work for financial planning firms, or as independent financial consultants. Financial planners assist individuals with their finances, from budgeting to taxes to investing.


Audit Associate

In large corporations, internal auditors ensure that resources are being used effectively, that the company is in compliance with all state and federal requirements, and funds are not being mismanaged.


Forensic Accountant

Forensic accountants examine a company's financial statements and provide analysis for legal cases, investigating crimes such as embezzlement or fraud.


Financial Planner

Some accounting professionals choose to work for financial planning firms, or as independent financial consultants. Financial planners assist individuals with their finances, from budgeting to taxes to investing.


Tax Accountant

A tax account focuses solely on tax-related accounting work, preparing quarterly and annual tax returns (local, state, and federal) for individuals and companies.


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Combine your Bachelor's and Master's Degrees

Looking to become a CPA? Earn both a bachelor's and master's degree at the same time and get on the fast track to success. Through our combined program options, you can complete both degree programs at a faster pace and a more affordable cost.

How to Apply

To apply to the B.S. Accounting program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcript(s) from prior colleges
  • Resume
  • Essay

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process. 

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $530 per credit hour
Total program credits: 120

Total program credits are the number of credit hours required for graduation. Students transferring credit may be required to complete a smaller number of credits at Regis. 

Curious about financial aid options? Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October.