A certified public accountant (CPA) provides a wide variety of client services, including auditing, tax preparation and planning, financial statement preparation and consulting. With this degree you’ll have many of the tools and skills necessary for a successful accounting career, and you’ll be familiar with the technical material on the CPA exam. Accounting classes are taught by certified professionals with industry experience.
In addition, the associate degree in accounting can be earned completely online. With online classes and flexible scheduling including day, and/or evening classes, students can complete an associate degree in accounting in as little as two years. You can easily transition to a bachelor’s degree program and then a career as a CPA.