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Accounting Associate of Applied Science

Earn your accounting degree online or in a classroom near you.

Exploring online accounting degree programs or looking for accounting courses at a campus near you? Our accounting associate degree includes on-campus or online options with dedicated staff and resources to help you balance your education with work and family responsibilities.

Harrison’s flexible learning options and personalized support adds up if you’re ready to start your future in accounting.

Gain the foundational skills you need to begin a successful career in private or public accounting:

  • Financial, management, payroll and tax reporting
  • Measurement and disclosure criteria for financial information
  • Risk analysis and control of financial data
  • Strategic and critical approaches to decision making

With these skills, you may be qualified for a career as an account clerk, staff accountant, payroll specialist or internal auditor.

If you’re considering accounting schools online, consider Harrison College.

Learn more about our accounting program by downloading our program sheet.

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Our Accounting Associate Degree program can prepare you for a range of different careers and positions within the financial industry. Potential employment opportunities with this degree include careers in accounting and finance, banking and financial support services, or account technology/technician and bookkeeping.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, you could earn $63,550 per year as an accountant or auditor, and as a bookkeeping, accounting or auditing clerk, you could make $35,170 per year.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics also mentions, “Employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 13 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. In general, employment growth of accountants and auditors is expected to be closely tied to the health of the overall economy. As the economy grows, these workers will continue to be needed to prepare and examine financial records.”

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"I was 24 and had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. Now that I’m here, I love it." Courtney, Accounting
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