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.

GOAL - The Degree Completion Program Admissions

As an Accounting major, you will explore a variety of topics, including cost accounting, accounting information systems, auditing, and taxes, with instruction from business professors with professional experience in an array of industries.


The business school will also equip you with a broad range of general business knowledge in functional areas such as marketing, finance and management.


Coupled with an emphasis on Christian business ethics and classroom knowledge of the business environment, the Bachelor of Science in Accounting will offer you opportunities for reality-based education through internships at regional and national companies.

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.

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