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Accounting Principles

(Bachelor’s Online)

Why a Bachelor of Science in Accounting Principles?

  • The program is designed with your career goals in mind and to meet the unique and demanding needs of working adults.
  • Classes are offered 100% online. There are no required class or login times, and faculty and tech support are there to help you at expanded hours.
  • You’ll develop professional, managerial, and technical competence in accounting and related business fields.
  • You can earn your Accounting Principles degree in as little as 18 months.

What is the typical salary for a degree in Accounting Principles?




Budget Analyst


Financial Advisor


Financial Analyst

Salary based on data compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Why Keystone?

You can be confident that Keystone’s Online Degree Programs adhere to the same high standards of quality as our traditional, on-campus programs. Keystone is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It’s ranked among the best regional colleges in the U.S., and as one of the best schools for military veterans. It’s also the oldest educational institution in Northeast Pennsylvania.


Generous Credit Transfer

If you’ve already earned applicable credits, they may be accepted for transfer to Keystone. Students can transfer up to 75 credits of the 120 credits required for graduation.


Classes are offered 100% online. and are designed to fit into your schedule, enabling you to balance work and family life, finish your degree, enhance your skills and advance your career.


Tuition is an affordable $460 per credit hour with a $200 graduation fee, and financial aid is available for those who qualify. Our FAFSA school code is 003280, and you can find out more here.

Featured Faculty

Patricia Davis, PhD

Patricia Davis, PhD

Chair of Business, Management, and Technology
Kassandra Ford

Kassandra Ford

Instructor of Business and Accounting
Kevin Vinson

Kevin Vinson

Associate Professor of Accounting

Program Goals

  • Solve accounting problems by evaluating facts, challenging assumptions, employing process skills.
  • Interpret business information through financial statements, summaries, and associated notes.
  • Produce a research paper on a variety of accounting topics for members of the Accounting Advisory Board to evaluate.
  • Practice the core values defining the accounting profession including integrity, competency, life-long learning, ethical behavior, and commitment to excellence.


Dr. Patricia Davis
Program Director


120 total credit hours
30 common core credits
33 credits within major
57 elective credits
Up to 75 transfer credits
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