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Online and Continuing Education Online Accounting Degree

Accounting Degree - Overview

If you would like to pursue an accounting degree, but don't think you have the time to do it, Linfield College Online and Continuing Education could be just what you are looking for. With classes that are 100 percent online, very competitive financial aid packages, and faculty that put students' needs first, we provide the perfect educational solution for working adults and those that are strapped for time in the midst of living busy lives and raising families. Our online accounting degree provides the perfect preparation for those looking to practice in the fields of public, private, and government accounting. With courses focused on accounting theory, cost measurement, financial reporting, budgetary control, taxes, and auditing, students will receive detailed, well-rounded exposure to the field and what it entails.

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Why Linfield University?

Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Linfield has been offering online degree programs for over a decade. We are one of the oldest higher learning institutions on the West Coast, and we have a tradition rooted in excellence. We offer affordable classes with financial aid assistance, academic advising support, online tutoring services and top-notch research and library services.

Employment Opportunities in Accounting

  • Actuary
  • Auditor
  • Assistant Controller
  • Bank Examiner
  • Controller
  • Commercial Banker
  • Chief Cost Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Government Accountant
  • General Auditor
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Internal Auditor
  • Payroll Manager
  • Public Accountant
  • Tax Specialist

Who Should Enroll

At Linfield, our accounting degree program has been designed to give you the specialized training and instruction to be successful in this field. If you are interested in specifically becoming a certified public accountant, or simply want to work in the financial industry, our program is the perfect fit.

Requirements for the Accounting Major

Being a fully accredited degree program, you will take all of the coursework necessary to fulfill a broad-based financial, economic, and accounting degree program. Course requirements are listed below:

  • Principles of Economics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Organizational Behavior and Management
  • Marketing
  • Business Law I
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Management (MWI)

Upper Division Accounting Courses

  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II

As well as the following four courses:

  • Cost Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Auditing

Additional Program Requirements

I’d like to find out more. What are my next steps?

  1. Fill out the Request Information form to learn more.
  2. Schedule a conversation with the admission counselor for this program.
  3. Request an unofficial transcript evaluation (be sure to submit transcripts from all previously attended institutions.) 
  4. Call 503-883-2213 or email with any questions.
  5. Just apply now if you're ready to invest in your future.