Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Major

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.

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101
Student Success Seminar
ENG124
College Composition
BUS121
Business Administration
BUS124
Business Analysis with Algebra
ACC130
Business Law & Ethics
Arts & Humanities Elective
ACC132
Financial Accounting
AOT226
Spreadsheet Microsoft Excel
ACC124
Individual Taxation
MTH124
Statistics
BUS221
Microeconomics
ACC221
Intermediate Accounting I
ACC133
Managerial Accounting
ACC228
Business Taxation
ACC232
Governmental & Not-for-Profit
Accounting
ACC222
Intermediate Accounting II
ACC223
Cost Accounting
ACC225
Auditing
FIN220
Business Finance
ACC226
Advanced Accounting

TOTAL CREDITS 64

Associate of applied business in accounting

  • Franklin University
  • Walsh University

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs; www.acbsp.org

  • public accounting
  • health care
  • industry
  • public sector
  • government
  • nonprofit
  • banking
  • staff accountant
  • accounts payable analyst
  • accounts receivable analyst
  • auditor (internal/external)
  • tax compliance and planning
  • estate consulting
  • controller

Institute of Management Accountants Scholarships
Daniel Schonhoft and Thomas Presper Accounting Technology Annual Scholarship

Institute of Management Accountants student chapter
Enactus (Entrepreneurial Action Us club)