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Associate of Applied Science in Accouting

Kaplan University

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Description

With the ever-growing complexity of today's economy, there is a equally developing need for individuals who have the complex and broad skills that are needed for succeeding within any business setting.

This fully online accounting degree program goes far beyond analyzing and interpreting numbers, but helps students to learn how to communicate vital information effectively and network with people from all walks of business.

This fully online degree in accounting offers a curriculum that focuses on a variety of issues, such as:

  • Analyzing, recording, and interpreting accounting information based upon industry guidelines
  • Building, maintaining, and operating a computerized accounting system using accounting software
  • Preparing payroll, financial statements, and tax documents according to federal and state regulations
  • Acquiring the knowledge and skills required to pass national accreditation exams in accountancy
  • Completing a capstone course that allows you demonstrate your ability to apply the knowledge and skills gained through your online coursework in real-world accounting practices

This is an excellent online accounting degree program for those who are looking to gain the knowledge that is required for an entry-level accounting position.

This online program also teaches its students to use various types of accounting software, as well as how to analyze, record, and interpret accounting information based on the current trends and industry guidelines.

Topics that are covered in this online accounting program's courses include, accounting principles, payroll processing procedures, financial statement preparation, and tax preparation according to federal and state regulations.

Graduates of this online accounting program will have the knowledge needed for entering a full range of booking and payroll careers.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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