ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN APPLIED SCIENCES
This degree provides you with a strong foundation in accounting theory and practice. You will gain practical knowledge and understanding in computer applications, the process of business administration, and financial statement preparation analysis.
Upon graduation, you will be prepared to work as a junior accountant, primary bookkeeper, tax preparation and many other entry level accounting positions in the private or public sector. You will also be able to transfer to other universities to complete a Bachelor's Degree.
This degree requires 60 credit hours, which are generally completed within 2.5 years. Entry level salary with an Associate Degree in this field ranges from $35,000 to $50,000.
CAREER CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED SCIENCES
This certificate provides you with the skills required to successfully enter the job market as an accounting assistant, bookkeeper, accounting clerk, payroll clerk, and many other entry level positions.
This certificate requires 36 credit hours, which can be completed in 1.5 years.