Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
Your pathway to online degree completion
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Apply by: 04/02/24
Document Deadline: 04/05/24
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Start Session: 05/06/24
Discover our 100% online B.A. in Accounting
The need for qualified accountants is increasing, so the UMPI Bachelor of Arts in Accounting YourPace online program prepares you to thrive in this highly rewarding field. Equip yourself with the principles and tools you need for in-demand accounting, auditing, and financial roles within the corporate, nonprofit, government, international, and private sectors.
In our accredited B.A. online accounting program, you will gain a thorough understanding of the strategic role accounting plays in business. As you complete competencies aligned with the expertise employers seek, you will apply analytical and critical-thinking skills in activities that require real-world problem-solving. You will also learn to navigate individual income tax guidelines and complex concepts of corporate, partnership, and estate and trust taxation.
What Is Competency-Based Education?
Designed to leverage your previous knowledge, college coursework, and work experience, competency-based education enables you to earn your degree at your pace as you demonstrate mastery of relevant academic content.
How our YourPace online programs save you time and money:
- Prove your knowledge, move ahead—the faster you advance, the more you save
- Flat tuition rate per 8-week session, no matter how many courses you complete
- With no weekly deadlines, you control the speed of completion
The University of Maine at Presque Isle is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
In this YourPace online program, you will learn to:
- Become proficient in QuickBooks
- Apply the principles of taxation, accounting information systems, auditing, and financial and managerial accounting
- Analyze and prepare financial statements, statements of income and retained earnings, balance sheets, and statements of cash flows as well as statements for mergers and acquisitions
- Prepare, present, and explain consolidated, partnership, and not-for-profit financial statements
$1,500* per session
UMPI is ranked among the Top 10 Regional Colleges in the North for graduates with the least debt. – U.S. News & World Report, 2023.
“This program allows me to get classes done on my time that fits within my budget. It is a perfect program for those who have busy lives but want to complete a degree program at an affordable price.”
-Meaghan Cote, UMPI YourPace Online Student
Learn more about our affordable tuition
The B.A. in Accounting YourPace online program features the same affordable flat tuition rate regardless of how many courses you complete each session. No hidden fees or extra textbook costs. The faster you finish, the more you save!
*Tuition and fees are subject to change
$1,500* per session
Dates you need to know
There are six opportunities throughout the year to begin our YourPace online program. Find the start date below that works best for you and apply before the application deadline. Please note, application and document deadlines are the same. UMPI must receive all documents including official transcripts by the document deadline to be considered. Transcripts can often take 10 or more business days from the request date to be received by UMPI, please plan accordingly.
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Requirements for this online bachelor’s in accounting program
We’ve made the admission process simple and streamlined so it’s easier for you to get started. Those interested in earning their B.A. in Accounting should have the equivalent of a high school diploma and possess some prior college credit and/or work experience.
No Application Fee
Minimum 1.75 GPA
A look at the Bachelor of Arts in Accounting online program
To earn your B.A. in Accounting you need to complete 120 credit hours of coursework. Each course is built around a series of competencies. Once you have mastered the series, you complete the course. Using our personalized learning model, we look at your past college credit, prior learning, and work experience to create your custom degree plan.
The program includes 40 credit hours of general education courses, 59-62 credit hours of business core/Accounting Concentration courses, and 18-21 credit hours of electives.
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*Tuition and fees are subject to change.
**Time to completion varies by student and is based on several factors including prior college coursework, relevant work experience, amount of time dedicated to studying, and the number of courses completed each session.