As an accountant, you’re the backbone of financial decision-making, keeping and analyzing financial accounts to evaluate a company’s or individual’s financial health and risks.
Through the online B.A. in Accounting at Gordon, you’ll cover the basics of economics and statistics, and take a deep dive into cost accounting, federal income tax and auditing—all through a faith framework. You’ll receive personalized instruction from Gordon’s highly experienced faculty, who have held key roles at places like Fidelity, PMC Bank, Honeywell and Liberty Mutual. As a result, Gordon’s accounting students experience a 95% pass rate on the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exams, compared to 53% national pass rate, and are well-versed in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
3-year completion time
$425 per credit
New business-related jobs to be added between 2016 and 2026.
Projected growth of business and financial operations jobs Faster than the average for all occupations.
For business-related occupations than those for all workers.
Gordon’s online platform prioritizes the needs and experiences of online learners, which are unique from the traditional residential learner. The result is a highly active and interactive learning environment on a flexible schedule.
Gordon’s fully accredited online program offers six starting points throughout the year, making it easy for you to begin your degree whenever and wherever is best for your schedule and goals.
Courses are seven- to- eight weeks long, and most students complete two courses simultaneously each term, for a total completion time of three years at 10–12 courses per year.
Designed with the working professional in mind, courses are asynchronous, meaning you can complete the weekly material and assignments at your own pace, with the option for synchronous appointments such as live office hours and review sessions.
Course strategy, material and delivery is designed by experts in online learning and is native to the digital platform, not a repackaging of in-person material. Students will master the same skills as they would in a traditional residential format, but through different assignments and activities built specifically for the online learning experience.
Weekly material will feature video presentations, readings, virtual discussions and periodic evaluations through Gordon’s online learning platform, Canvas, which is ADA compliant and accessible via browser and app.
Gordon’s online degree programs feature real-world applications to bring learning to life and empower students to have a direct, immediate impact in their current workplace.
Students have ample opportunities to interact with their classmates and professors using innovative digital tools designed to build community and foster faith formation.