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Associate of Science in Accounting Specialist

Program Details

The online Associate of Science in Accounting Specialist degree program from the Community College of Allegheny County prepares students for entry-level positions in accounting firms, banks, and the payroll and accounting departments of many businesses. Graduates of this program possess the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Explain the role and value of accounting in a business organization
  • ​Demonstrate entry level accounting skills and current knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • ​Analyze business transactions and determine their impact on financial statements
  • ​Solve accounting problems using analysis and critical thinking
  • ​Utilize accounting concepts and techniques to make management decisions

Requirements

This degree program requires 62-65 credits for completion. 

  • High school diploma or GED, or 18 years of age with experience equivalent to a GED
  • Placement test

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education