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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business with an Concentration in Accounting

Online Business Degree Overview

On-Campus Degree Available

Regent University’s online bachelor's degree in accounting will prepare you to work in an accounting function within corporations, nonprofits or other entities. Accurate accounting of business activity is essential to business operations. Through our online accounting degree program, you will be equipped to become an accountant who is a knowledgeable and principled leader in your field.

Earn a Christian business degree that teaches you modern accounting principles and processes used in business today. Your online business degree in accounting will include courses in cost accounting, auditing, taxation, financial management, international business and business law. Regent also offers courses required for CPA eligibility in Virginia.

Career Opportunities:

  • Business
  • Auditing
  • Financial Planning
  • Tax Preparation
  • Banking
Other Available Concentrations: Economics | General Management | Human Resource Management | Marketing
Curriculum: View course requirements.
Length: 120 credit hours (includes 49 general education, 33 business core, 12 accounting, 6 business electives and 20 additional electives)
Format: Offered entirely online or on campus.
Results: Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Accounting
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Department & Faculty
Contact: Dr. Joseph Bucci, Assistant Professor, Department Chair, Business, Leadership and Information Systems: phone: 757-352-4553; email:

CPA Exam in Virginia Eligibility

To be eligible to take the CPA Exam in Virginia, students need to take a minimum of 24 semester hours of accounting courses above an Introductory Accounting course; as well as a minimum of 24 semester hours of business courses.

Students who wish to sit for the Virginia CPA Exam must take all eight courses in the Accounting concentration, which amounts to 24 credits. This option will require students to take six more credits than will other business majors. In addition, students who wish to sit for the Virginia CPA Exam must take not only the 24 credits in the Accounting concentration, but also must take 24 credits in Business, not including BUSN 220. Students who take all of the courses that are required for the major in Business will meet this requirement.

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