College for Adults | School of Business


Are you interested in putting numbers to work for business? Prepare for an in-demand career. With an online accounting degree through the St. Paul campus of St. Kate’s College for Adults, you'll gain a deep knowledge of accounting practices — and strategies for taking critical thinking and problem solving to the next level.

Program Details

  • Classes meet: Evenings/weekends
  • Location: St. Paul Campus
  • Credits for major: 44
  • Time to completion: 24 months

What can I do with a degree in accounting?

As a graduate of the hybrid (on-campus and online) accounting degree program from St. Kate’s College for Adults, you will be prepared for careers including, but not limited to:

  • Financial analyst
  • Public accountant
  • Management accountant
  • Government accountant
  • Internal auditor

This program also gives students the insights necessary to prepare for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.

what will I study?

While pursuing your accounting degree at St. Kate’s you will delve into the following subject areas in a convenient on-campus/online hybrid format:

  • Managerial accounting
  • Taxation
  • Financial management
  • Auditing
  • Business law
  • Economics
  • Computer science
  • Mathematics

Did you know?

  • Accounting is offered as a major for women and men seeking a bachelor's degree in St. Kate's College for Adults. If you already have a bachelor's degree, you may pursue accounting as a second degree.
  • Accounting is also offered as a major for bachelor's students in the traditional College for Women.

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why St. Kate’s?

St. Catherine University credentials carry weight in the working world. Employers hire Katies because we’re well-rounded with deep entrepreneurial spirit. Plus, a St. Kate’s private, adult-centered education is more affordable than you might think!

Tuition and Financial Aid

  • Tuition (2018-19): $445/credit
  • Financial Aid: Most College for Adults students receive some form of financial aid. Find out more

Tuition rates are subject to change each June 1. Additional costs for the program will include fees for student services and technology, books, etc

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Major Course Requirements

Major Course Requirements

Explore the required, supporting and recommended courses.

Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum

The path to a bachelor's degree at St. Kate’s begins with a core curriculum that emphasizes intellectual inquiry and social teaching; challenging students to transformational leadership.



Our faculty are active researchers, industry and academic award winners and influential members of professional organizations. Most of all, they’re passionate, caring teachers.