Program Overview

The business world changes, but there will always be a need for accounting professionals to track the finances of both organizations and people. At Point Park University, we are helping students with previous educational experience gain the credentials they need to enter this rewarding field with the online Post-Baccalaureate Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree.

Curriculum Overview

Our fully online degree program is designed for professionals by professionals. Each course is created and taught by professors with years of experience in accounting, business and finance. With courses in tax accounting, auditing and business law, this curriculum helps students master the skills accountants use daily. Our program will offer you the advanced expertise and real-world knowledge you need to start your career in accounting. With our commitment to high-quality service, you will have access to our dedicated success staff that will assist you every step of the way. Gain the skills you need for the career you want. Discover the Point Park difference.

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  • Next Start Date:October 15, 2017
  • Est. Program Length:2-3 Years
  • Credit Hours:48
  • Course Length:8 Weeks
  • Cost Per Credit:$433
Prerequisites (12 credits)
  • MATH 175 Elementary Statistics
  • ECON 201 Prin. of Macroeconomics
  • MATH 180 College Algebra
  • ECON 202 Prin. of Microeconomics
Departmental Major Requirements (48 credits)
  • ACCT 101 Introductory Accounting I
  • BMGT 201 Business Law I
  • ACCT 102 Introductory Accounting II
  • BMGT 202 Business Law II
  • ACCT 201 Intermediate Accounting I
  • BMGT00 Corporate Finance
  • ACCT 202 Intermediate Accounting II
  • BMGT10 Management Science
  • ACCT 204 Computer Appl/Accounting
  • BMGT 417 Strategic Planning
  • ACCT300 Adv. Accounting Theory
  • ACCT301 Cost Accounting
  • 2 CMPS Elective Courses (6 credits)
  • ACCT303 Tax Accounting
  • ACCT305 Auditing

Students applying for entry into Point Park University’s Post-Bac B.S. in Accounting program must meet the following requirements:

  1. Degree admission requires a bachelor’s degree. A cumulative minimum GPA of 2.0 is also required. Students with a lower GPA may be considered for admission by the program director based on additional information in support of the application.
  2. The university reserves the right to require an interview or supplementary materials for any applicant (degree or non-degree) and use these as a means for making an admission decision.

Career Outcomes

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for accountants was $67,190 in 2015. By pursuing the proper credentials, you can tap into the accounting field through a variety of positions, including:

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