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Associate in Accounting

Are you ready to pursue a successful career in the field of accounting? You can take the first step toward a variety of roles in accounting and finance with the online Associate of Science in Accounting program at Indiana Wesleyan University. This online associate degree in accounting can give you skills that you can immediately apply in your career. Whether you want to become a CPA, work in financial planning, or pursue another career in accounting, this program is the perfect place to start. You can also transition seamlessly into the bachelor’s level accounting program offered at IWU. With a flexible online format, students in this associate degree in accounting program can prepare for a new career without putting their current life on hold.

Why Pursue My Associate Degree in Accounting Online at IWU?

From virtual reality to live video discussions with faculty who are experts in accounting, IWU offers online students the same high-quality, accredited education that campus-based students receive. Our Christian faculty teach from the same biblical worldview valued on our campus, so that students can implement these principles in a fulfilling career. Plus, the cost of your education is locked in once you begin this associate degree in accounting program, eliminating the worry of cost increases once you start classes.

What Will I Learn in This Associate in Accounting Program?

In just 24 months, the online associate degree in accounting program can prepare students to start their careers in accounting and business. The curriculum includes a strong foundation in accounting principles, knowledge of business law, and how to use spreadsheet applications common to accounting functions. Students also benefit from taking one course at a time, which promotes more focus and attention on each topic. The support system at IWU includes faculty, staff, and full-time chaplains for students. We provide tutoring, mentorship, tech support, and career guidance to help ensure your success.

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

Tuition & Aid

60 Credit Hours


$309/ Credit Hour

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans’ benefits, and employer reimbursement.

Financial AidTuition Info

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing
What You Will Study in This Online Associate Degree in Accounting Program

Coursework for this associate degree in accounting program includes:

  • Complex accounting scenarios so you can quickly strategize the most rational, ethical, and efficient solutions
  • Foundational business and accounting topics that are essential to success in the field
  • Interpersonal communication and leadership skills development to help you make a greater impact in your organization
  • Practical applications to incorporate Christian principles and biblical worldviews into your accounting career

After Graduation
Potential Careers

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Auditing Clerk
  • Bookkeeper

Work in Various Industries

  • Industries

Program Requirements
  • Proof of standard high school diploma or GED certification.
  • Completion of 60 hours.
  • Completion of foundational requirements, specified general education requirements, and major requirements.
  • Completion of 24 hours of general education requirements as specified (General Education Requirements).
  • Completion of 33 hours in the major with a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0. Fifteen hours in the major must be completed at IWU.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required in order to receive a diploma.
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Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

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