When the numbers align, opportunities add up

Learn in-demand skills with our accounting degree program.

Accounting degree programs

Opportunities in accounting go beyond just spreadsheets and number crunching. Accountants help businesses mitigate risk, plan for the future and build trust through financial transparency. Our accounting degree programs teach you skills to help you prepare for a wide range of career options.

At University of Phoenix you’ll learn from integrated resources including Wiley CPA excel ® test-prep tools and Intuit QuickBooks–the #1 cloud accounting solution for small businesses—in curriculum that is in line with American Institute of Certified Public Accountants standards.

Degrees designed with the future in mind

You might be going to school online, but you’re not alone. University of Phoenix and the School of Business offers resources to support your success. Explore our career-minded degrees and helpful resources.

Available accounting programs near you

We want to help you design your future with degree and certificate programs that fit your goals and your lifestyle. Search for all programs available in your area by providing your location. Choose programs based on level and learning format.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

For more information about each of these programs, including on-time completion rates, the median debt incurred by students who completed the program and other important information, please visit phoenix.edu/programs/gainful-employment.

1Maryland residents completing undergraduate degree programs will earn an emphasis rather than a concentration in a particular area of study.

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It also helps you to understand how a business runs because the accounting department is really what runs the business … If you don’t have a good understanding of accounting, you’re not going to be able to be successful in business.

Interested in the field of accounting?

At the School of Business, we prepare future leaders for business excellence. We strive to help our students make the difference they want to see — in their lives and organizations. Speak with an Enrollment Representative or request information to learn how you can take the first step today.  

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Each state sets forth standards required to be eligible to take the CPA exam and apply for licensure or certification as a CPA. While this program was designed with consideration for the standards proposed by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA®), University of Phoenix cannot, and will not, provide any assurance that completion of this program will allow a successful student to qualify within the student’s specific jurisdiction. Potential applicants should check with the appropriate organization within their jurisdiction to determine if this program, combined with their undergraduate degree and any other specific criteria, meets the requirements to qualify for examination in that specific jurisdiction. States frequently change their requirements for examination. There is no assurance that at the time of degree completion the specific jurisdiction’s requirements will be consistent with the requirements at the time of admission.