Bree Youse of Credit Adjustments Inc., is completing her accounting degree through Bluffton's adult program.
Accounting degree completion
Increase your career pathways while maintaining your busy lifestyle.
Bring in three years of course credit from any accredited college, and complete your bachelor’s degree in one year through Bluffton. Classes offered through Bluffton's degree completion program in accounting build upon coursework previously taken so you can quickly contribute to your organizations in new and exciting ways.
Coursework is delivered online by a combination virtual classroom sessions one night a week and asynchronous online courses completed at your own pace, all which emphasize experiential learning.
To be admitted, you must have completed a minimum of 60 hours of transferable college credit and a minimum 2.0-grade point average. Preference is given to students 23 years of age or older with prior work experience
The program includes 30 credit hours of core content over two semesters and one summer. A total of 122 semester hours is needed to graduate. Depending of the number of hours transferred, you may have additional hours to complete. These additional semester hours may be obtained in several ways: courses taken at Bluffton or other institutions, testing through College Level Examination Program (CLEP), or DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST). Our academic advisors are available to help you determine the best fit.
Many graduates who have completed degree completion programs at Bluffton have been accepted into, and successfully completed, master’s programs. Because we are fully accredited, students should not have any difficulty in being accepted into a master’s degree program.
Students in the accounting degree completion program are considered full-time and may be eligible for state and federal grants or loans. Completion of the Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required to determine eligibility. Most students qualify for the Federal Direct Loan Program.
In addition to grants or loans, we offer a deferred payment plan to qualified students who are eligible for reimbursement by their employer. Check with your employer to see if they offer educational assistance. Another option is to arrange a personal payment plan, either by the semester or monthly.
Now is the time
Enhance your communication skills, increase self-awareness and grow into the professional you strive to be through Bluffton’s program. Our small class sizes and dedicated faculty ensure that you have what you need to be prepared for the next step.