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Accounting Program Degree Online

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Getting an Accounting Associate’s Degree will serve as your point of entry into the business sector.

Online 20-Month* Accelerated Associate Degree Accounting Program

You may already have an idea about what you want to do for a career, or maybe you’re not so sure. Either way, Accounting is the one degree program that gives you the education to succeed at just about anything in the business world. As a graduate of the program, you can pursue a career in finance or corporate management, work in government, or even become an entrepreneur. No matter what you decide to do, having an accounting background can lead to a variety of employment opportunities for you.

What is Accounting?

As an Accounting Associate’s Degree student at Beal University, you will benefit from a curriculum that relies on exercises and integrated projects to help you understand the core principles of business management. And that’s only the beginning.

Benefits of Studying Accounting Online**

Beal University designed the Business Administration programs with a student-centric approach to allow the freedom of remote learning. Students will not feel alone, though. Beal’s support system is there to help students succeed within the program, and into their professional careers.

Students will not have to worry about missing out on a traditional learning experience. Group projects, discussion questions, and integrative assignments create an interactive curriculum. Subsequently, this provides a hands-on experience. In addition to this, students can still access campus services such as the writing center, library services, technical support, and career services.

The best way to see if Beal University is the right fit for you is to contact an admissions representative. Get more information on the Accounting Associate’s Degree program, class schedules, and financial aid options so that you can make an informed decision about your future. Get more info or Book a Tour.

Accounting Degree Pathways and Specializations

Our courses emphasize four functional areas: accounting, finance, marketing, and operations. By gaining insight into each of these critical areas of study, you’ll become prepared for a meaningful and rewarding career. Best of all, our small class sizes give you one-on-one attention to help you learn. That means you’ll have an opportunity to develop a skill set that will pay dividends in your professional career.

Is Accounting right for you? Take the Beal University "Accounting Career Readiness Quiz"

This fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get your Accounting career readiness score now >>

The Faculty, administration, and students at Beal College are amazing. As a non-traditional student, I found everyone to be welcoming and accepting while arming me with a solid education in an ever-changing job market.
Corrie Demmons-Criss, Accounting Graduate

Career Opportunities and Accounting Average Salary

The varied job opportunities open to accountants may be summarized into three major categories: public accounting, private accounting, and government & non-profit accounting. Consider these Associate Degree in Accounting jobs:

  • Accounting Associate
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Bank Teller

Career Growth in Accounting and Finance

The widespread use of computers also has enabled bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks to take on additional responsibilities, such as payroll, billing, purchasing (buying), and keeping track of overdue bills. Many of these functions require accountants to take on additional roles, such as communicating with clients.

Accounting Degree: Curriculum Overview

During the Accounting Associate’s Degree program, you’ll take courses such as:

  • Principles of Accounting 1 & 2
  • Computerized Accounting 1 & 2
  • Intermediate Accounting 1 & 2
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Ethics in Business
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Management
  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets (introductory and advanced)
  • Database & Publishing Concepts
  • Business Mathematics
  • Management Communications

Why to choose Beal University to get certified?

The Accounting Associate’s Degree program is designed to give you an in-depth knowledge of accounting principles and their application in today’s business environment. Specialized courses including Federal Taxes, Managerial Accounting, and Computerized Accounting are included to provide you with a broader range of business knowledge.

With flexible online and on-campus schedules, smaller class sizes, and accelerated programs, you will feel prepared and supported to pursue your career goals upon graduation.

Our Students Success Stories

Click here to learn more about Beal University’s graduates and their success.

Support and Resources for Online Accounting Students

At Beal University we are committed to delivering the highest quality online learning experience possible. Course materials are accessible online at any time of the day. Beal University is here to help you get a quality education online at a pace you can keep up with.

Scholarships and Financial Aid Available

If you’re interested in enrolling at Beal University, a Financial Aid Adviser can discuss funding options with you and guide you through the process of applying for Financial Aid if necessary. To get started you can schedule a visit to come in and speak with a Financial Aid Adviser or request more information.

How to Apply for the Online Accounting Program

To start, you can fill out this form. Next, our Admissions team will contact you with information about your program, start dates, how to apply, and more. The Admissions Advisors focus is to support you through each step of the admissions process.

Contact Us for More Information About the Accounting Program

If you’re interested in learning more about a career in Accounting, fill out the form on this page to receive more information. A friendly Beal University Career Advisor can answer career questions, guide you to our virtual tour, and get you helpful financial aid information. Get the answers you need to discover the perfect career path for you.

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* Program length when completed in normal time.

** Does not include California