Associate Degree in Accounting

Accounting associate degree online and on campus

As an accountant, you are a critical member of a corporate team. It’s your job to translate numbers into the language of business, supporting your company’s planning, budgeting and operations. Globe University will provide the tools you need to succeed in this exciting career field.

Our associate degree in accounting will prepare you for a number of entry-level accounting jobs including accounts payable/receivable clerk, bookkeeper and accounting clerk. The accounting associate degree also transfers into our bachelor’s degree in accounting, providing students the option to continue building their career in accounting.

Gain the skills needed for this career field:

  • Professional verbal and written communication
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Preparing financial statements
  • Maintaining payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Protecting company against fraud
  • Complying with regulations

A solid accounting background is complemented with business courses for a quality program:

  • Accounting Principles
  • Accounting Systems
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Professional Communications

The associate degree in accounting provides a thorough understanding of standard accounting practices and business fundamentals for entry-level employment opportunities.

The accounting program includes:

  • Hands-on practice in the preparation and analysis of financial statements
  • Instructors with professional experience
  • Small class sizes for personal attention
  • All courses transfer directly into our bachelor’s degree in accounting program

*Globe University offers employment assistance to its students and graduates; however, the school does not guarantee employment.

This program is offered at:


South Dakota

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Career Outlook

US Bureau of Labor Statistics projected
employment growth rates for 2014-2024

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
10th Percentile Salary $22,940
25th Percentile Salary $29,570
50th Percentile Salary $37,250

This annual salary is taken from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for this job title. The 10th percentile indicates the bottom 10 percent of earners make less than that figure annually; the 25th percentile means the bottom quarter of workers earn less than the number; and the 50th percentile shows the medium income for the profession.