Online Accounting Degree / Post Baccalaureate Certificate

22% increase in demand for Accountants by 2014 - US Department of LaborHigher education for the adult learner is more important than ever! To respond to this need, Linfield College is proud to offer a bachelor's degree and a post baccalaureate certificate in accounting for the adult student. This degree and certificate program employs a variety of delivery formats to overcome barriers you encounter in accessing higher education – work schedules, proximity to a college, and responsibilities to family. You can complete all of the courses in the Accounting Degree or Post Baccalaureate Certificate through online classes. This allows you to achieve your educational goals via the technological innovations available to us.

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Accounting Course Overview

To fulfill major requirements in the degree, a student must complete the courses listed below, plus statistics and calculus. The post baccalaureate certificate courses are those numbered 361 and higher, and require the prerequisites of 260 and 261 or equivalent in transfer from other colleges. Fifteen credits of upper division accounting must be from Linfield:

BUSN 260Financial AccountingBUSN 361Intermediate Accounting I
BUSN 261Managerial AccountingBUSN 362Intermediate Accounting II
BUSN 301ManagementBUSN 461Cost Accounting
BUSN 321MarketingBUSN 466Advanced Accounting
BUSN 340Business Law IBUSN 468Federal Income Tax
BUSN 341Financial ManagementBUSN 469Auditing (MWI)
ECON 210Principles of Economicsmore

Program Overview

The Linfield Department of Business believes that education is a life-long process. The Department's courses provide you with a sound education in business and accounting within the broader context of a liberal arts education. Graduates with an accounting degree normally advance in the professional fields of accounting, finance and management. The projected growth rate for accounting careers is estimated to increase over 22% before 2014 (Data from the U.S. Department of Labor). Take the next step and contact a Linfield Advisor today.

Online Post Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate

The Post Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate is designed to prepare professionals who want to qualify for positions in public accounting, government and non-profit accounting, and corporate accounting. Many graduates of this post bac program have qualified to take the CPA exam in their state to become Certified Public Accountants. All courses are taught by Linfield accounting instructors who have extensive experience in the accounting profession and teach to industry and board of accountancy standards.

Upon completion of their accounting certificate, graduates will gain the knowledge that is needed to build a career in accounting or to expand the scope of their accounting knowledge for advancement in their current organization or in new positions. College graduates who have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and then add the specialized knowledge that is gained with the Linfield Post Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate will enhance their career opportunities and increase their earning power.

How much is this going to cost and how long will it take?

You are asking two of the most common questions we hear from every prospective student. Not surprisingly the answer is dependent on how many classes you need to take to complete your degree and how much time you can dedicate to completing them. The best solution is the one that fits your unique needs. Contact a Linfield Advisor for a free "How Much & How Long" analysis.

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