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Accounting Associate's Degrees

Accounting schools offering associate degree are abundant in the country. In fact, there are even some institutions that offer such program online to cater to people who are busy and only have time to study via the Internet. With an associate degree in accounting, you will have sufficient training and education that will equip you with knowledge and skills that will enable you to qualify for an entry level position in the accounting department of any company or institution. Some of the potential job positions ideal for associate degree holders include payroll clerk, bookkeeper, or accounts receivable clerk.

In order to ensure that the accounting schools offering associate degree in your shortlist are the best that you could find, you need to look at the reputation of each school or institution. Moreover, an associate degree program in accounting usually takes two years to complete. Some of the subjects that such a course offers include taxation, financial statement analysis, basic accounting, payroll accounting and accounting ethics.

Based on statistics, a person who completed an associate degree in accounting can earn an average salary of $25,000 to $35,000 per year. Furthermore, there are also a lot of possible career advancement programs for people with this degree. If you are aspiring for higher positions, such as CFO or comptroller of a company, you may want to continue your studies and obtain a bachelor’s degree in accounting.



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  • Post University Online

    At Post University, we believe you shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to further your education.

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    Programs

    • A.S. in Accounting
    • B.S. in Accounting
    • B.S. in Business Administration / Accounting
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    Location:
    Waterbury: 800 Country Club Rd. P.O. Box 2540, Waterbury CT 06723
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  • Capella University

    An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession.

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    Programs

    • BS - Accounting (ACBSP-accredited)
    • BS - Accounting CPA Pathway
    • BS - Finance (ACBSP-accredited)

    Location: Online

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  • Ashford University

    100% online degrees from Ashford University
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    Programs

    • BA Finance

    Location: Online

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  • Argosy University

    Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges.
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    Programs

    • Business Administration - Accounting (BS) (Online)
    • Business Administration - Finance (BS) (Online)
    Location:
    Phoenix: 2233 West Dunlap Ave., Phoenix AZ 85021
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  • Utica College

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    Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a regionally accredited, independent, private institution that features many of the advantages of a large university — such as undergraduate and graduate degree options, excellent academics, and outstanding faculty — with the intimacy and high degree of personal attention more closely associated with smaller private institutions.

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    Programs

    • Financial Crime and Compliance Operations Certificate
    • Financial Crime Investigation Certificate

    Location: Online

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  • South University, Online Programs

    As a student at South University, Online Programs, you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.
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    • Business Administration (BBA)
    Location:
    Savannah: 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah GA 31406
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  • Charter College Online

    You can advance your career with a degree from Charter College Online.

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    Programs

    • Certificate - Business Office Administration

    Location: Online

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  • Seton Hall University

    Founded in 1856, Seton Hall is one of the country’s leading Catholic universities.

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    • Certificate: Post Conflict State Reconstruction and Sustainability

    Location: Online

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