Program Overview

All businesses, large and small, have a legal and functional need for bookkeeping and maintaining financial records, typically by a trained accounting professional. A degree from a program such as Florida Tech University’s Associate of Art program in Accounting provides inpiduals interested in learning about accounting and bookkeeping by offering them the opportunity to complete their degree without interrupting their lives. 

This program focuses on finance, economics, and accounting principles along with a liberal arts background for a prepared and well-rounded student. The program at Florida Tech can be earned entirely online within a period of 20 months. The program involves developing knowledge and skills such as business strategies, financial organization, and accounting techniques. 

The benefits of an AA Accounting Degree from Florida Tech are numerous to inpiduals seeking a career in accounting or finance, including familiarization with the accounting cycle and the framework of accounting systems and procedure, in addition to skills immediately usable in business and the workplace. Lastly, the Associate of Art degree in Accounting is a starting point for a Bachelor of Art degree.

People who are qualified to seek an AA in Accounting are those who are detail-oriented with strong analysis, mathematic and procedural skills. The Associate of Arts program at Florida Tech requires a high school diploma or equivalent.  Careers involving skills learned from Accounting include Bookkeeper, Financial Planning professional, Tax Preparation specialist, Accounts Payable/Receivable clerk, Payroll clerk and Account auditing specialists. Entrepreneurs and business owners gain the benefit of understanding one of the most important tasks in starting and owning a business.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

    Requirements

    Official transcripts of high school graduation or GED equivalent (if fewer than 24 semester credit hours at an accredited institution). Official transcripts of all regionally accredited higher education institutions attended. Official records for any advancement exams, including CLEP, GED college-level examinations, and /or DANTES, USAFI examinations.

    School Overview

    Florida Institute of Technology is a private university in Melbourne, Florida. Founded in 1958, Florida Tech’s original name was Brevard Engineering College. The university has grown steadily throughout the years. Florida Institute of Technology’s mission is "to provide high-quality education to a culturally diverse student body in order to prepare students for entering the global workforce, seeking higher-education opportunities, and serving within their communities" and "to expand knowledge through basic and applied research and to serve the diverse economic, cultural, and societal needs of our local, state, national and international constituencies."

    Florida Tech offers degrees at the associate's, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, and many of these degrees at all levels are available in fully online formats.

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