Students who earn an online Associate of Applied Business in Accounting Technology degree from the University of Cincinnati gain the foundational knowledge and skills needed for an entry-level career in the bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing fields. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, over 197,000 openings for bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks are projected each year over the decade.
The degree opens doors for a number of career opportunities, including, but not limited to:
The courses in this program are accepted by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. However, the requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam vary by state. Most states require 150 credit hours of education and specific courses, so additional coursework beyond a four-year college degree is likely required to sit for the CPA exam. Please check with your State Board of Accountancy to determine the specific requirements for your state.
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Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
Yes. You will need to work with a program advisor to understand what credits will apply and meet the minimum requirement for credit hours completed at the University of Cincinnati.
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