Accounting - Online

Associate Degree Program | 66 Credits

Accountants ensure that financial records are accurate as well as assess a business’s financial health and efficiency.

In just two years, STC’s online coursework teaches you how to prepare financial documents, compile written reports and meet with stakeholders and clients. You also could be tasked with analyzing data, designing accounting systems, preparing financial forecasts and fulfilling tax services.

Your other duties might include: 

  • Maintaining financial records
  • Recommending best practices
  • Ensuring legal compliance
  • Assessing cost reduction mechanisms

The career outlook in your field is strong. Employment of accountants is expected to grow 10% through 2026. Job opportunities for you include accounts receivable, bookkeeper, payroll or auditing clerk.   

Compare: Accountant vs. Auditor  

As an accountant, you will work on the day-to-day operations of a business, ensuring the accuracy of your company’s financial reporting. Your skill set centers on attention to detail. For auditors, the focus is on verifying the work done by accountants. Auditors also have expert detective skills to uncover fraud and intentional mistakes.

Why Study Accounting Online at Southeast Tech?

During your accounting coursework, you will learn from top industry professionals. Their immersive curriculum will help you build your skills in analyzing and interpreting financial information, preparing reports and issuing forecasts. Your coursework also helps you:

See the Big Picture: You will learn business structures such as corporation, sole proprietorship and partnership, and how they impact a business.

Think Critically: With the help of your STC faculty, you will learn to analyze and interpret daily operations in order to help your company make informed decisions.

Gain Professionalism: As a top Accountant from Southeast Tech, you will exhibit ethical and professional behavior.

Choose to Specialize  

You will decide how to use your degree. Your work at STC gives you choices to specialize following graduation: from a public accountant to a management accountant or from a government accountant to an auditor. 

Explore classes  

Southeast Tech’s curriculum for an Accountant includes classes in Income Tax, Business Law, Payroll, Accounting Spreadsheet Applications and Computerized Accounting.

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Cost

Costs are calculated based on a charge of $249 per credit hour, plus applicable fees.

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Other Programs Related to Accounting

If you’re interested in a career in accounting, you might also be interested in these other programs at Southeast Tech: 

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