Finish your Bachelor of Science degree with a major in accounting from Gardner-Webb University’s GOAL - The Degree Completion program, designed for adult learners.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

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A Bachelor of Science in Accounting will provide you with an overview of the basics and best practices of accounting, along with an array of quantitative techniques and business-based computer and problem-solving skills.

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A Bachelor of Science in Accounting will provide you with an overview of the basics and best practices of accounting, along with an array of quantitative techniques and business-based computer and problem-solving skills.

Graduates often work for accounting firms, local businesses, or the Internal Revenue Service in fields involving financial management, budget analysis, financial planning, taxes, auditing, research, and recordkeeping.

Gardner-Webb University provides you with a unique opportunity to complete your bachelor’s degree. Since 1978, the Degree Completion Program has been offering undergraduate classes at more convenient times and locations for working adults.

If you have transferable hours from an accredited college, you are now ready to finish your bachelor’s degree!

An accounting degree prepares you to work in fields involving:

  1. financial management
  2. budget analysis
  3. financial planning
  4. taxes
  5. auditing
  6. research
  7. record keeping

Our graduates often work for accounting firms, local businesses, and the Internal Revenue Service. Others seek additional education to teach accounting in public schools, colleges and universities. Gardner-Webb offers a Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree.

In addition to the University’s required general education and prerequisites, the Bachelor of Science in Accounting through the GOAL - The Degree Completion Program requires 33 hours in the major, 15 of which must be completed with the University.

Additional information, including descriptions of specific courses and their corresponding credit hours, is available in the Academic Catalog.

Follow these steps to apply for this program:

  1. A completed GOAL-Degree Completion Program Application

  2. Official Transcripts of previously attended institutions to:

    Gardner Webb-University
    Digital Learning
    P.O. Box 1896
    Boiling Springs, NC 28017
    Or electronic official copies to: dcp@gardner-webb.edu

  3. Submission of official transcripts from any institution attended during the interim if applying for readmission as a former student.

Applicants must have earned at least 24 hours of college credit; those with 48 or more transferable hours may be admitted without additional review. Applicants with fewer than 48 transferable hours will work with their assigned Success Coach in collaboration with the academic program leadership of the applicant’s chosen major program of study to produce a written curriculum plan establishing a clear path to graduation.

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