Online Bachelor of Science in Accounting

100% online, no residency requirement

Transfer credit policy

Preparation for CPA, CISA, CIA, CFE, and CMA exams

Collaborative networking opportunities

3 start dates per year

Learn the fundamental accounting standards and principles that can give you the foundation to launch a career in accounting. Whether you are interested in financial accounting, auditing, forensic accounting, or any of the other diverse areas of the industry, the online bachelor’s in accounting program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Collat School of Business can help you understand the components and processes of each one.

  • Get the complete UAB experience in a cutting-edge online format
  • Earn your degree in as few as 4 years
  • Join a program ranked #29 by US News in its Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Programs listing 2022 (#1 in the state of Alabama)
  • Applicable to public, private, industrial accounting and governmental accounting
  • Learn from an award-winning faculty of experienced accounting experts
  • Endorsed by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) for meeting educational standards to enable students to pursue and earn the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) credential
  • Benefit from Handshake, the official career services management tool for UAB Collat business students

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The Princeton Review named UAB among the “Top 10 Universities in the United States for Diversity” for four consecutive years.

AACSB Accredited

UAB’s Collat School of Business is AACSB-accredited.

UAB’s online bachelor’s in accounting program is endorsed by the Institute of Management Accountants for successful CMA exam preparation.

U.S. News Bachelor's 2022

Named among the Top 100 “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.”