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Associate of Arts concentration in Accounting Fundamentals (Certificate Track)

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The Associate of Arts concentration in Accounting Fundamentals (Certificate Track) en-route degree program prepares you to make a contribution in the field of accounting.

In this program, early courses focus on accounting fundamentals, including how accounting applies to business strategy, management and ethics. When the required classes are completed, you’ll earn a certificate and seamlessly transition to coursework that will lead you to an associate degree. This allows you to leverage your certificate to pursue positions in your chosen field as you work toward your associate degree.

This program features the certificate option, which allows you to move core courses toward the front of your degree program so you can advance toward your career goals sooner. The certificate you earn will be an additional credential, which you can leverage to help you pursue your career goals.

Talk with an Enrollment Representative to find out if the Associate of Arts concentration in Accounting Fundamentals (Certificate Track) is right for you.

*Maryland residents completing this program will earn an Associate of Arts emphasis in Accounting Fundamentals.

What you'll learn

The Associate of Arts with a concentration in Accounting Fundamentals focuses on the role of accounting in business strategy, financial statements, cost information, economics, management, and ethical issues. Students will encounter real-world scenarios where they will use accounting information resources and systems, and present conclusions based on accounting and business data. Additionally, students will use ledgers, journals, and worksheets to complete formal, informal, and quantitative accounting tasks.

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