Our accounting and tax specialist associate degree program gives students the training needed to manage a home-based tax and business consulting service, work for a tax and financial services agency or corporate tax accounting department, or continue their education with a bachelor's degree. Complete your degree in as few as 21 months and get your career started!
Our associate in accounting and tax specialist degree qualifies graduates for a variety of entry-level accounting positions including tax associate, accounting clerk and accounting assistant.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, increased regulation and a focus on transparency have resulted in the need for qualified professionals to maintain books and provide accounting services for individuals and organizations.
Gain the skills needed for this career field:
- Business communication
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
- Analysis of financial statements
- Use of accounting software
- Application of federal tax rules
- Preparation of tax returns
Gain in-depth accounting knowledge with courses in:
- Accounting principles
- Payroll accounting
- Managerial accounting
- Accounting systems
The associate degree in accounting and tax specialist provides a thorough understanding of standard accounting practices with an emphasis on the skills needed by accounting practitioners, financial accounting, taxation and business consulting.
Our accounting and tax specialist program includes:
- Hands-on practice in preparation of federal tax returns for businesses and individuals
- Instructors with experience in the field
- Small class sizes for personal attention
- Online classes (24/7 access) or choose day or evening at any campus location
- Courses transfer into our bachelor's degree in accounting program
If you would like to learn more about careers in tax accounting, or help in comparing this associate degree program to others, we invite you to contact admissions or call 1-877-303-6060 for information or to arrange a free career-planning meeting
Online Accounting and Tax Specialist Degree
Earn an online accounting and tax specialist degree from Globe University. We offer all of our business and accounting classes online to give you the flexibility to fit your lifestyle. Enjoy the same small class size and professional instructors with our online accounting courses. Make the best of both environments and mix online and on-campus classes to fit your schedule. Learn more about Globe University’s online division.