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Earn an Online Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting & Finance

Gain Career-Focused Skills with an Accounting or Finance Degree from UMGC

The programs at UMGC are designed to help prepare you for accounting and finance careers in a wide range of industries, corporations, nonprofits, and government organizations. UMGC's continually updated curricula incorporate real-world scenarios to help you apply your skills to the workforce right away. Choose from bachelor's and master's degrees, including

  • BS in Accounting
  • BS in Finance
  • MS in CyberAccounting
  • MS in Accounting and Financial Management
  • MS in Management with a specialization in accounting
  • MS in Management with a specialization in financial management

Choose from a Wide Range of Accounting & Finance Programs

UMGC's continually updated curricula give you real-world experience and skills you can apply to the workforce right away. Choose from bachelor's degrees, master’s degrees, and certificates that are designed to help you gain the skills and knowledge to specialize in the accounting and finance field of your choice.

  • Bachelor’s degrees: Start your career in accounting or finance with a UMGC bachelor’s degree. 

  • Master’s degrees: Choose a master’s degree in a high-demand area like accounting and financial management, cyberaccounting, management with a specialization in accounting, or financial management. 

  • Certificates: Build your credentials quickly by earning an online certificate in an area such as accounting, accounting foundations, or accounting information security. 

Study at an Accredited State University

UMGC is a state university accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland. UMGC offers more than 125 degrees and certificates that are designed to fit into the busy lives of working professionals to help you succeed again. UMGC has consistently garnered awards for academic quality, online education, affordability, and more.

  • Newsweek ranked UMGC as one of “America’s Best Online Learning Schools” for 2022. 
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked UMGC as the “No. 1 University for Transfer Students“ in 2022.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked UMGC as a “Top 10 Most Innovative Schools (Regional)” for 2021.  

Explore Ways to Make Your Degree Affordable

We are committed to helping you find ways to meet, manage, and lower your education costs. Just last year, UMGC awarded over $15 million in scholarship funds to our students. But that's not all. We offer several options to help you save time and money. These include:

  • No-cost digital resources that have replaced textbooks for nearly every course
  • Accepting up to 70 credits from approved two-year schools and community colleges and 90 credits from all sources combined toward a bachelor's degree
  • Federal financial aid, loans, grants, and scholarships available for those who qualify
  • Our interest-free monthly payment plan
  • Tuition assistance and/or veterans education benefits for those who qualify
  • Employer discounts for eligible employees and their spouses and dependents through alliances with public and private sector organizations

Share in Our Rich Military Heritage

We have been serving the higher education needs of the U.S. Armed Forces since 1947. Today, we enroll more than 53,000 active-duty military servicemembers, reservists, veterans, and their family members, and we boast the following accolades:

  • Military Times ranked UMGC as the No. 1 "Best for Vets" in Primarily Online Education for 2022
  • Military Times ranked UMGC as the No. 1 "Best for Vets Employer" in Education-Teaching-Administration for 2022

Gain Access to Lifetime Career Services

We’re committed to helping you find the job you want in the field you love. For almost a decade, we've been providing our students and alumni with a full suite of lifetime career services—at no cost, and for the rest of your life. When we say that we offer lifetime career services, we mean it! We're proud to give our students and alumni access to the following resources:

  • Virtual recruitment fairs multiple times a year
  • 24/7 access to CareerQuest, our employer database that contains job and internship postings, tools to help with your resume and interview skills, and other career resources
  • Career planning guidance and support
  • Mentoring and network programs


Effective July 1, 2019, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) changed its name to University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC).

University of Maryland Global Campus is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. UMGC is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland and is governed by the USM Board of Regents. UMGC is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). University of Maryland Global Campus, 9625 Belvoir Road, Barden Education Center, Building 1017, Room 128, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060.