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  • Everest College Colorado Springs
    Colorado Springs, CO
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Program Overview

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
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll
  • 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