Associate of Arts in AccountingAccounting

The Associate of Arts in Accounting degree focuses on the core principles of this discipline. Cost accounting, taxes and introductory through intermediate accounting practices are explored in preparation for entry level careers in this growing field.

Associate degree graduates are well-equipped for financial recording keeping positions such as bookkeepers, accounts payable and accounts receivable clerks, and auditing clerks. These jobs are available in nearly every business, nonprofit and government organization providing graduates with a wide range of employment opportunities.

Advancement within the accounting and finance fields often requires a bachelor's degree. Associate degree credits earned will transfer easily into the Bachelor of Science in Accounting/Finance program to complete your undergraduate education.

Undergraduate Certificate

A six-course Accounting Certificate is available to students who would like to achieve a limited specialty in this area. Certificate courses can be completed as part of the associate or bachelor's degrees in accounting enabling students to earn this credential prior to receiving their degree.

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   Accounting/Finance Programs

Download the Accounting/Finance program sheet for more information on or view the College of Graduate and Professional Studies academic catalog for specific degree requirements and course information.

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To apply, just complete the easy online application and request official transcripts from previously attended schools. SAT/ACT test scores are NOT required. The application process begins with submission of your online application. Transcripts are to be sent separately following online application submission.


Franklin Pierce University
College of Graduate & Professional Studies