Associate of Applied Business in Accounting

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The Associate of Applied Business in Accounting program is a fully online, two-year associate degree program that prepares students for a career as a professional in the field of accounting after graduation. The program provides students with the flexibility to balance work and family obligations while completing their degree. The program also offers students a self-paced learning schedule where they can access the materials at the times that work best for them.

Why study Accounting: Online?

Accounting professionals create, update, review, and maintain accounting records, playing a key role in the overall operation of an organization. Nearly all public, private, and nonprofit organizations need accounting support. Accounting is a high demand career field with many opportunities for career advancement.

This degree qualifies students for a number of bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing careers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing professionals in 2018 was $40,240.

Is an Associate degree in Accounting right for me?

The online, two-year Associate of Applied Business in Accounting program helps students develop the skills needed for a career as a professional in the field of accounting.

This degree is a perfect choice for students that:

  • Want a professional career in a high demand job market
  • Want a degree that will allow them to enter the workforce quickly and have the potential for career advancement
  • Are working professionals, who want to change careers or advance an existing career
  • Want the option to continue their studies, without losing credits, in the online Bachelors of Technical Applied Studies (BTAS) program
  • Are detailed orientated and like working with numbers and money
  • Are comfortable with basic mathematics—addition, subtraction, multiplication and division (advance math is not required in this field)
  • Want to earn a degree from a prestigious, public, nationally respected university

Is UC Online right for me?

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Start-to-Graduation Support
Student Success Coordinators are available to students enrolled in online programs. They are your on-campus partners who can help you manage your time and whatever you need to get you to graduation.
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Flexibility
The program is designed for working professionals who need the flexibility of online classes.
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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.

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