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Not every professional in the accounting world is a Certified Public Accountant. From payroll clerks to budget analysts, many accounting professionals get their start with entry-level jobs. If you’re ready to take your accounting career to the next level, then you’re ready for the associate degree in accounting from Bryant & Stratton College.
Our Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Accounting program helps students develop the skills necessary to meet the growing demand for well-trained accountants. Students will learn the key technical processes and functions needed to handle various accounting roles in areas such as bookkeeping, payroll, budget analysis, tax preparation, financial records, auditing, and more.
A Bryant & Stratton College Accounting associate degree not only provides the framework for entry-level positions with accounting firms but opens the door for graduates to pursue positions in a number of professional fields such as the retail, manufacturing, government, and service industries, as virtually every company has a need for highly skilled accountants. Plus, this AAS program offers a solid understanding of accounting essentials, topics, and principles. It’s the foundation needed to pursue additional educational opportunities, such as our accounting bachelor’s degree program, and potentially sit for the CPA exam in the future.
The Accounting associate degree program at Bryant & Stratton College provides students with the ability to:
Graduates of the Accounting associate degree can continue their education with the Accounting bachelor’s degree program at Bryant & Stratton College. Accounting professionals with a desire to sit for the CPA exam must first earn a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
The Accounting associate degree program is available for study with Bryant & Stratton College Online. The online Accounting associate degree program follows the same outcomes and curriculum as the campus-based program with the added flexibility and convenience of an online program. Students of the online associate degree in accounting can expect the same personal touch and support as provided by our campus faculty and staff.
Credits earned in online classes at Bryant & Stratton College are the same as credits earned in campus-based classes at Bryant & Stratton College.
An Accounting associate degree can prepare you for entry-level finance roles. Use it as a steppingstone to further specialization in the financial industry or to find employment as a bookkeeper or financial assistant. Graduates with an Accounting associate degree may work in professional, scientific and technical services, retail or wholesale trade, or healthcare and social assistance.
Major Requirements (39 Credits)
For a full course listing, please refer to the Bryant & Stratton College catalog.
Are your ready to take your accounting career to the next level? Get there with the Associate of Applied Science in Accounting degree program from Bryant & Stratton College. Start the journey by contacting us today.