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Online Accounting Associate Degree Program
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Job opportunities in the accounting field can be rewarding for many years to come. Now is the time to position yourself for this trend by ensuring that you have a solid knowledge of accounting practices and procedures. Our extensive course list encompasses a wide array of accounting classes.
Accounting Associate Degree Courses
You can gain experience in the areas of:
- Business Law
- Computerirzed Accounting
- Cost Accounting
- Financial statement analysis
- Principles of accounting
- Payroll accounting
- Personal Finance
- Tax accounting
As with other industries, technology plays an integral role in the accounting field. Computer applications and applied spreadsheet classes complement the major core curriculum.
You can perform a broad range of accounting and tax activities for service companies, merchandising companies, corporations, governments, and non-profit organizations. You can choose to work in an office individually or as part of a team, or embark on your own business venture. Armed with the principles of accounting, as well as practical business methods and procedures, you may have the necessary skills to succeed in a competitive industry.
Some career opportunities include entry-level accounting clerk or bookkeeping positions in:
- Accounting assistant
- Accounts receivable
- Accounts payable
- Tax Preparer
- General Bookkeeping
- Management trainee
The Associate in Science Degree in Accounting offers an introduction to the accounting discipline. It readies you to contribute to the general financial well-being of a company in the preparation, examination and verification of fiscal data.
*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition. Accountants and Auditors, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/accountants-and-auditors.htm
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- For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Accounting – Tampa .
- Tampa Completion rates for this program*:
- For those part-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010, 22% completed within 200% of the program length. (Calculation utilized – number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 200% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)
- For those part-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010, 0% completed within 300% of the program length. (Calculation utilized – number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 300% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)
- No students enrolled full-time in the enrollment cohort July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013, or the program was not offered during this period.
* For information regarding assumptions made in establishing these completion rates, click here
The completion rate data presented here is calculated using the following assumptions:
- The Enrollment Cohort includes all students who started in a program for the first time during the enrollment cohort (financial aid award year, FA AY ). Re-entries are not considered a start in the enrollment cohort (FA AY) if they attended the program in a previous enrollment cohort (FA AY), regardless of how long it has been since their prior attendance.
- The enrollment cohort excludes any students that died, if applicable. The enrollment cohort does not exclude permanently disabled students who were unable to continue on at least a half-time basis.
- Students are considered completers if they became a graduate in the program. Students with any status other than graduate are considered non-completers.
- These calculations use the federal financial aid definition of full-time, and less than full time (number of credits) to determine the cohort the student s completion information will be calculated in. The number of credits the student is enrolled in on the student s first day of attendance is used to determine the student s status. As such, students are considered full-time if they are taking 12 credits or more, and considered less than full time if they are taking less than 12 credits. All modular students are considered full time.
- The following calculations are used to display completion information based on the students FT or less than FT status:
- (# of full time students in enrollment cohort ( EC ) who completed within 100% program length) / (# of full-time students in EC)
- (# of full time students in EC who completed within 150% program length) / (# of full-time students in EC)
- (# of less-than-full-time students in EC who completed within 200% program length) / (# of less-than-full-time students in EC)
- (# of less-than-full-time students in EC who completed within 300% program length) / (# of less-than-full-time students in EC)
- These disclosures reflect completion percentages for the enrollment cohort (by financial aid award year, July 1- June 30) that will provide the most recent group of completers for the longer of the two completion percentages. Specifically, we select the most recent enrollment cohort (FA AY) for the full-time students to have had enough time to complete 150% of their program length; and, we select the most recent enrollment cohort (FA AY) for the less than full-time students to have had time to complete 300% of their program length. As such, enrollment cohorts may vary dependent on program length.