June 30, 2014 (Jackson) - Belhaven University has added a Bachelor of Science in Accounting to its online offerings. Students who earn an accounting degree are in high demand and this degree provides students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the accounting profession.

An accounting degree from Belhaven can open up a variety of career opportunities like public, tax, government, corporate, managerial and not-for-profit accounting as well as auditing and internal auditing. Graduates also have the option to take the CPA exam to become a certified accountant. Students who are qualified to take the exam may need added coursework to meet the 150-hour requirement. If out of state, students will need to check with the state board of public accountancy for CPA exam qualifying rules.

Online accounting classes with Belhaven are flexible and can fit into any busy schedule. Supportive, experienced faculty, who want to see their students succeed in their education and careers, provide students a quality learning experience. Belhaven accounting students can get internships that will give on-the-job training and experience while studying with Belhaven. This program also emphasizes the importance of Christian values and ethics in the practice of accounting.