Accounting (BSBA)

Program at a Glance

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Strome College of Business: Department of Accounting
Cost: $316-345 per credit hour *
Required: 66 credit hours available from ODU (120 total)
Learning Environment: Online synchronousAccess course material online from any location and participate in regularly scheduled online class meetings.

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This online accounting degree program provides a broad-based education, preparing you for a wide variety of career objectives.

Accounting Major

Many organizations choose their corporate executives from the ranks of accountants because of their broad training. Course work in this online accounting degree program will teach you technical accounting knowledge, develop your analytical abilities, and strengthen your communication and computer skills. 

Why ODU for Accounting?

This online accounting degree program at Old Dominion University’s Strome College of Business is part of a select group in the country with separate accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – International.

Hear from the Chief Departmental Advisor about the Accounting Major


Talk with an advisor to determine how your credits will transfer. The curriculum sheets below can serve as a guide for planning your course of study.

Map out your education with this program's Long Range Plan (PDF).

Admission Information

This is a degree completion program.

Explore Monarch TRANSFERmation to see how courses you've completed may transfer to ODU. To have an advisor review your transcripts, contact your nearest ODU extended classroom site or call 1.800.968.2638.

For this program, you will need to be accepted into ODU as a degree-seeking student. Additionally, you will need to apply to the Strome School of Business, which is a two-step process: BSBA Step One (PDF); BSBA Step Two (PDF). Courses required for this admission are ACCT 201, ECON 202S, ENGL 110C, MATH 162M, and BUSN 110 with a grade of C or better in each.


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Accounting Careers

  • Auditing/Assurance Services
  • Taxes/Tax Planning
  • Environmental Accounting
  • Forensic/Investigative Accounting
  • International Accounting
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Budget Analysis
  • Financial Management
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Consulting 
  • Government

Learning Environment

Courses in this program are offered in this technology:

Online synchronous: Access course material online from any location and participate in live, regularly scheduled online class meetings.

Calculating Cost

Undergraduate Distance Learning Tuition Classification Cost per credit hour
Virginia residents (with Virginia domicile) $316
Students living outside of Virginia $345
* In Virginia but without Virginia domicile $874

Rates are effective Fall 2015 and subject to change. Please visit ODU's main Admission & Financial Aid web site for complete tuition details.

For questions about domicile or “in-state” status as it applies to tuition rates, please click here.