Associate Degree Program
What is an Accountant?
The world of accounting provides the opportunity to work with financial information at many different levels. Accountants prepare financial statements, track production costs and profit figures, calculate payroll and taxes, and monitor accounts payable and receivable. Accountants also have the ability to choose the type of industry they work in and the kind of accounting they do.
The associate of applied science degree program prepares students to begin successful careers in the accounting profession. The associate degree program includes accounting and related business courses and college-level general education courses. The program features both manual and computerized accounting systems. Students receive training in preparation for a variety of employment situations.
Degrees and Certificates
Accounting Technology Degree
Computerized Accounting Specialist Certificate
Office Accounting Specialist Certificate
Payroll Accounting Specialist Certificate
Tax Preparation Specialist Certificate
Diploma level proficiency in English, Reading and Math
(this data was compiled from from Robert Half & Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Quick Facts: ACCOUNTING CLERK
|2017 Median Pay
||$35,750 - $50,000
|Entry level Education
||Associate's degree, Diploma, Certificate
|Number of jobs, 2016
|Job Growth, 2010-2020