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Earn a degree you can count on.

Whether you’re looking to enter the field with an Associate of Arts in Accounting or advance your career with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, our affordable, 100% online programs will give you the boost you need to achieve your professional and personal goals.

Take a look at Point’s online accounting degrees below to find the program that aligns with your career goals, and then fill out the form above to learn more.

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Overview

Point University’s Associate of Arts in Accounting builds the basic financial skills critical to the success of any organization. Students learn the principles of managerial and financial accounting, with a focus on real-world application.

Along with imparting foundational knowledge in business and accounting, the program’s values-based curriculum emphasizes a biblical approach to business practices. The accounting program includes courses such as:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Management Information Systems
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Income Tax Accounting

Career Outcomes

Accounting skills are indispensable to organizations and individuals alike. Point’s online Associate of Arts in Accounting equips students with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries. Graduates are also ready for advanced studies in various business-related fields.

Along with financial management skills, the Associate in Accounting students develop real-world problem solving and decision-making abilities. Graduates are prepared for positions such as:

  • Accounting Assistant
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Budget Analyst
  • Government Accountant​

Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a Concentration in Forensics and Fraud equips graduates with a broad understanding of accounting principles with an emphasis on forensics and fraud. Students learn crime causation theories and various examination and investigation techniques to deter fraudulent activity.

Graduates will gain valuable knowledge through applied learning and real-world projects to identify white-collar crimes including identity theft, securities fraud, and other types of financial fraud in public, private, and government sectors. Coursework includes:

  • Forensic & Investigative Accounting
  • Detection & Prevention of Fraudulent Financial Statements
  • Governmental & Nonprofit Accounting
  • Fraud Examination
  • Auditing

Career Outcomes

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a Concentration in Forensics and Fraud provides students with a solid foundation in forensic accounting principles to develop graduates with specialized expertise in detecting and preventing fraud in financial operations.

Upon graduation, students will be qualified to enter or advance in many exciting careers within public and private organizations, including:

  • Insurance Companies
  • Government Agencies
  • Forensic Accounting Firms
  • Financial Institutions
  • Law Enforcement Agencies

Founded in 1937, Point University is a community of extraordinary students and educators who share a passion for integrating faith and service into every aspect of their lives. Point’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to provide the foundation for intellectual, professional, and spiritual development.

Beyond providing the flexibility and convenience of setting your own study schedule, Point University’s online programs are unique because faith is woven into every course. Supportive professors blend the fundamental elements of students’ chosen fields of study with Christian beliefs and core values to empower them to make a difference in whatever career path they choose. Students are not only equipped for professional success but are also prepared to take their faith into the marketplace in a culturally relevant way.

Point University online students benefit from:

  • Learning on their own schedule.
  • A high-quality, private Christian college education at an affordable cost.
  • A well-rounded education designed to develop students intellectually, professionally, and spiritually.
  • A lifelong relationship with professors who inspire and challenge students to think critically and analytically, while encouraging them to grow in their faith.
  • A solid grounding in biblical and theological studies, the arts and sciences, and professional studies in which they major.
  • A unique online learning environment that facilitates interaction with faculty and fellow students.

At Point, we are proud to develop servant-leaders who have a passion for lifelong learning and a deep sense of commitment to the betterment of their communities and society as a whole.

At Point University, our goal is to make higher education accessible to all. Our tuition costs are lower than many other institutions, making a high-quality, Christian, private college education an affordable investment in your future. In addition to a transfer credit friendly policy that can save you time and money, Point offers a number of options to help you finance your education. Our financial aid counselors are committed to providing students information on the funding resources available and helping them navigate the financial aid process. Online students can pay for their education in a variety of ways, including:

Grants

Federal Pell Grants are also available to students who qualify. The amount of aid awarded is based on the recipient’s financial need, cost of attendance, number of credits per semester, and other factors. Some students may also qualify for additional federal and state grants based on eligibility.

Veterans Benefits

Our online veteran students have access to the same financial aid resources available to campus students, with the added benefit of tuition assistance under the Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program.

Tuition Discounts

In addition to providing a quality education at a cost lower than many other private universities, Point University offers online students nearly 40% off the regular tuition rate for on-campus programs.

Scholarships

Point University offers scholarships like the Point Community Scholarship to help you save on your degree. First-term online students have the opportunity to receive a scholarship valued at up to $15,000 over the life of any Point University fully online degree program. Terms and conditions apply.

Contact an enrollment specialist to learn more about eligibility requirements and how you can apply.

Student Loans

Eligible students enrolled at least half time are qualified for the Federal Direct Student Loan Program and may borrow need-based subsidized loans or unsubsidized loans.

The parent of a dependent, undergraduate student enrolled half time may qualify for federal government loans to cover the cost of their child’s education. Students and parents can also take advantage of private loans available through various lenders.

Point University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, or www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of Point University.

The Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body in the eleven U.S. Southern states for institutions of higher education that award associate, baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degrees. Academic quality and continuous institutional improvement are at the heart of the Commission’s philosophy of accreditation. To earn accreditation, an institution must comply with the high standard of quality required by the Commission, as well as demonstrate a commitment to student learning and achievement.

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Online Students Benefit From A Degree That Is:
Flexible
Our fully online courses allow you to earn your degree from the comfort and convenience of your home, or from anywhere in the world.
Transfer Friendly
Our transfer-friendly policy allows students the opportunity to transfer up to half of their eligible credits to complete their degree.
Faith Based
Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a Christian worldview.
High Quality
As an online student, you'll receive the same quality education from respected professors as our on-campus students.
Supportive
Our dedicated faculty will inspire students to think critically and analytically, while encouraging them to grow in their faith.
Accredited
Point University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
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