The Accounting Associate Degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for a variety of careers in accounting in today’s technology-driven workplaces. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. Program graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting.
What types of skills do students learn in this program?
Written and oral communication, organization and attention to detail, analytical skills, time management, systems analysis, mathematical and deductive reasoning, critical thinking and active learning
What types of students thrive in the program and in this career field? Those who:
- like problem solving
- are detail oriented
- enjoy analyzing information and have an ability to communicate the information
- like working with money and numbers
What types of jobs are available to graduates of this program? Where can they work?
Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Payroll Assistant, Accounting Assistant. Accounting Clerk. Billing Specialist, Bookkeeper, Staff Accountant, Audit Associate, Financial Analyst
Jobs are available in the banking industry, with payroll providers, in large companies with accounting departments and in accounting firms.