Post Baccalaureate Accounting
Looking to make a transition to an accounting career? You’re not alone! Because it offers competitive salaries and predictable credentials, accounting is a great field for career-changers.
Our program is designed for anyone with a baccalaureate degree who wishes to complete the coursework for a second degree in accounting. It also allows for easy transition into our Master of Science in Accounting program.
Our flexible, evening classes are designed for working adults, so you can fit in classes without quitting your job.
- Average time to completion is 18 months for a full-time student
- Flexible evening courses
- Excellent job outlook with great earning potential
- Seamless transition into the Master’s in Accounting program
- Personalized career coaching from dedicated faculty
- Because this is a bachelor's degree program, it is eligible for federal financial aid as well as a broadly available scholarship and grant funding
If you're seeking a career change or entrance into the accounting field, this is the program for you.
- College Writing
- Business Math
- Critical Thinking
- Micro Economics
- Macro Economics
- Cor 2 – Volunteer Income Tax I & II
- Cor 3 – UAORG494
- Religious Studies
- Financial Accounting
- Managerial Accounting
- Intermediate Accounting I
- Intermediate Accounting II
- Cost Accounting
- Accounting Systems
- Income Tax Accounting I
- Income Tax Accounting II
- Corporate Finance
- Business Law
- Managing Information and Technology
- A Business or Accounting Elective
Tuition and Financial Aid
Tuition for the 2021-2022 year is $1023 per credit for 11 or fewer credits per term. The total cost of completing your degree will depend on any transfer credits you may have from other institutions and how many credits you take per semester.
Our admissions counselors would be happy to meet with you to create a personalized degree completion plan that would include an estimate of your total cost.
The following links provide helpful information about the career outlook for accountants:
We have worked with thousands of students who have questioned how they could afford to complete their education. Our dedicated counselors will work with you to find creative solutions including tuition reimbursement plans, third party billing options, monthly payment plans, and help you navigate the federal financial aid process. Whatever your situation, we will work with you to support your future.
New students may enroll in the fall, spring, or summer semesters. Application deadlines:
Fall - August 1
Spring - January 1
Summer - May 1
To be considered for admission, applicants must provide the following:
- Completed application. This application is for students who want to pursue a Master’s degree, certificate, or take courses as a non-degree seeking student. The graduate application fee is waived for graduates of Edgewood College and for veterans.
- Official transcripts reflecting completion of a baccalaureate from a United States regionally accredited or equivalent post-secondary institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. The cumulative grade point average is computed on the highest degree held at the time of application.
Whether you’re pursuing a career in the public, private, or not-for-profit sector, you’ll have the educational training, the work experiences and the networking opportunities to succeed. Our curriculum provides a deep understanding of the complex and dynamic world of accounting, preparing you for careers in public accounting in audit and tax, private accounting, governmental and not-for-profit accounting.
Edgewood College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Post-Bacc. Accounting program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Higher Learning Commission
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
Phone: 312-263-0456 or 800-621-7440