Associate in Science
The mission of the A.S. in Accounting Technology is to provide a program of professional accounting education that prepares students for entry-level opportunities and to provide them with a foundation for continued long-term career success. The program emphasizes analyzing, recording, and reporting of financial information.
If you like working with numbers, are organized and have an eye for detail then terms like budget, financials, and spreadsheets could be part of your ideal job description. Begin your climb up the corporate ladder with our associate degree in Accounting Technology. It will provide you with a solid foundation in all aspects of accounting practices used in business as well as government and not-for-profit organizations.
Classes for this accounting degree are available throughout Duval and Nassau counties at one of our convenient locations or entirely online for flexibility. After earning your, degree you can choose to begin a career in accounting or related field or continue on to pursue one of our bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration (T200) (B.S.) , Financial Services (T210) (B.S.) , or Supervision and Management (S100) (B.A.S.) for increased employment options and even greater professional opportunities.
A minimum grade of C or higher must be achieved in all professional coursework.
Four technical certificates are available within this degree program: Accounting Technology Management (6224) (T.C.) , Accounting Technology Operations (6223) (T.C.) , Accounting Technology Specialist (6221) (T.C.) , Banking Specialist - Financial Services (FinTech) (6225) (T.C.) . Students may pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field. Contact an advisor to determine the career education path that is best for you.
Please note that by being enrolled in this degree program you may automatically meet the requirements for one of the aforementioned technical certificates. If you meet the requirements for a technical certificate, as a result of being enrolled in this degree program, you may automatically be awarded the technical certificate(s) upon meeting their requirements as well. If you choose to opt out of this automatic awarding of a technical certificate, please contact an advisor to do so.
Completion of the payroll accounting course (APA 2501 ) prepares you to sit for the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) exam, which is given by the American Payroll Association (APA). The FPC is a credential for payroll beginners and service and support professionals with payroll knowledge. Payroll experience is not required to take this exam. For more information about the FPC exam, visit americanpayroll.org/certification/certification-fpcinfo/. To learn more about the APA, visit americanpayroll.org.
The A.S. Accounting Technology degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information about ACBSP, visit acbsp.org.
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