Accounting consists of gathering and dealing with business and finance data of an organization, to provide information so that management decisions can be made. The accounting profession is not only confined to businesses, banks, institutions, schools, and hospitals but also extends in the form of accounting, auditing, and tax services.

The Online Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Ho Chi Minh City Open University provides fundamental knowledge about economics, management, and finance as well as in-depth knowledge and skills in financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, tax and accounting information systems. The program is practically oriented to careers to help learners to grab employment opportunities during the study process, enabling them to get promotions after graduation.

Admission Requirements:

Those who wish to get a bachelor’s degree in Accounting have to meet either of the two conditions as follows:

  • + A high school degree or an equivalent following the regulations of the Ministry of Education and Training is required.
  • + A degree of Associate in Accounting or a Bachelor’s degree for those who want to have some courses exempted.

Degree Credibility

The Online Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting belongs to the national degree system; the holders of which are allowed to study master’s degree.


Course Name


Total subjects

44 subjects

Total credits

123 credits

Type of Degree

Bachelor’s Degree

Study time

At least 3.5 years

Tremendous job opportunities and brilliant careers

The demand for accounting is enormous and various in the economy. Accounting is needed not only for small household businesses, industrial corporations, enterprises, and state organizations but also for schools, hospitals, churches, etc.
The training program is designed into individual professional competency certificates, allowing learners to actively engage in the profession early and progressively develop their capabilities. Right after the first two semesters, learners are expected to possess sufficient knowledge and skills to begin their careers as accountants. After six semesters (about two years), learners will be able to be in charge of general accounting for enterprises. In the remaining period, spanning around 4 to 5 semesters, students will amass a combination of general and complementary courses, ultimately earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Praticial curriculum

Lessons are concisely presented in theory together with practical illustrations relating to Accounting. Besides, learners come to class once a semester on Saturday or Sunday to practice accounting software and exchange ideas with corporate experts.

A learning method with a high level of convenience and interactiveness

More than 90% of the program content is delivered via the internet. Therefore, learners can get access to lessons, learning materials or exercises anywhere, anytime with a desktop, laptop, or a smartphone connected to the internet. Regarding the experiences, students can see the videos directly, or download them in PowerPoint form, or offline scripts.

Supportive lecturers and officers

Lecturers of the courses are in charge of each learner’s learning process. Also, students can exchange ideas with classmates or with their teachers via the university forum. Regarding technical problems, students can contact the university’s consultancy center.

Reasonable Tuition

The average tuition is 530,000/credit and is paid each semester according to the number of courses registered. Students are provided with learning materials and access to free-of-charge learning resources.

Nationally Accredited Degree

The Online Bachelor Degree in Accounting belongs to the national degree system, recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training. By having this degree, learners can study master’s degree.

The program content of the Online Bachelor in Accounting includes all knowledge equivalent to that of the face-to-face undergraduate program of the same major. However, it is designed with a professional-oriented approach. Learners will complete their professional certificates before graduation to grab employment opportunities at the earliest time. The foundational knowledge is accumulated simultaneously or thereafter, aiming to broaden awareness of the context and foster the development of a broader mindset.

The entire program consists of 44 courses with 123 credits, delivered over 11 semesters at a regular study pace. Learners have the flexibility to study at a slower or faster pace, but must ensure completion of the compulsory framework in the following order:

  • Study Skills
  • Ceritificate of Basic Accounting
  • Certificate of Enterprise Accounting
  • Certificate of Professional Accounting
  • Certificate of The Business Environment
  • Bachelor of Accounting

This course provides all the necessary skills that help learners understand their learning process thoroughly, use IT competently for online learning, and develop themselves and their careers.

  • 1. Study Skills (2)

Ensuring the professional competence at the initial level of accounting staff within enterprises, possessing the ability to:

  • Executing ledger entries based on identification, analyzing fundamental transactions.
  • Applying foundational knowledge in finance, management, and taxation to support job responsibilities
  • Apply Excel tables and accounting software.
  • 2. Principles of Accounting (3)
  • 3. Learning Orientation and Skills (3)
  • 4. Accounting and Business (3)
  • 5. Law on Business (3)
  • 6. Financial Accounting 1 (3)
  • 7. Corporate Finance 1 (3)
  • 8. Financial Accounting 2 (3)
  • 9. Cost Accounting (3)

This certificate ensures an accountant’s professional competence and experience in an enterprise; he/she will be able to

– Complete most of the accountant’s tasks in all three areas: financial accounting, management accounting, and tax accounting;

– Proficiently use accounting software as well as Excel spreadsheets

  • 10. Financial Accounting 3 (3)
  • 11. Tax Accounting 1 (3)
  • 12. Accounting Information System 1 (3)
  • 13. Financial Accounting 4 (3)
  • 14. Tax Accounting 2 (3)
  • 15. Accounting Information System 2 (3)
  • 16. Managerial Accounting (3)
  • 17. Principles of Marketing (3)
  • 18. International Payment (3)
  • 19. Accounting Practice 2 (2)

Ensure professional competence at the comprehensive accounting level within the enterprise, with the ability to:

– Establish, protect and explain the financial report to the boss, the auditor, the tax, or the bank.

– Manage the staff and coordinate the tasks.

– Design the information system to provide reports to the related parties.

– Assess and propose improvements for processes, analyze financial reports, and other statistical data to provide relevant recommendations

  • 20. Financial Statements Analysis (3)
  • 21. Auditing 1 (3)
  • 22. Business Planning (3)
  • 23. Accounting Practice 3 (2)

This certificate provides knowledge about the economic, legal and social environment that affects an enterprise’s operation. Upon completion of the certificate, the learners will be able to:

  • Identify and analyze organizational and operational characteristics affecting the ways in which accounting is handled and financial statements are made.
  • -Apply knowledge to organizing and performing accounting work at the organizations through the application of appropriate technology solutions.
  • 24. Finance for Public Sector (3)
  • 25. Accounting for Public Sector (3)
  • 26. Enterprise Resource Planning System (3)
  • 27. Accounting of Banking (3)

After having accumulated all these certificates mentioned above, learners will have to study other required courses to be granted bachelor’s degree in Accounting.  The prerequisite courses are mandatory general courses in the bachelor’s program. Learners can submit certificates for informatics and foreign language courses

  • 28. Marxist — Leninist phylosophy (3)
  • 29. Marxist — Leninist Political Economics (2)
  • 30. Scientific Socialism (2)
  • 31. History of Vietnamese communist party (2)
  • 32. Ho Chi Minh’s Ideology (2)
  • 33. Introduction of Laws (3)
  • 34. Probability and Statistics (3)
  • 35. Microeconomic 1 (3)
  • 36. Commercial Banking (3)
  • 37. Data analytics (3)
  • 38. Financial Markets (3)
  • 39 – 44. Foreign language and informatics courses

Admission Requirements

Those who wish to be admitted to the Accounting Bachelor Degree Program have to meet either of the two conditions as follows:

+ A high school degree or an equivalent following the regulations of the Ministry of Education and Training is required.
+ A degree of Associate in Accounting or a Bachelor’s degree from another major for those who want to have some courses exempted.

Information technology requirements

More than 90% of learning content is delivered to students by lecturers via devices with an Internet connection. Learners need to make sure some conditions, including:

* Desktop/Laptop

* Students can acquire a majority of learning content on mobile devices, but doing some homework may require using a desktop or laptop.