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Associate of Arts in Accounting

Program Details

Liberty University's Associate of Arts in Accounting is a top-rated accounting program designed with the aspirations of busy working adults in mind. Students with a dream to further their career and education goals can earn a valuable degree in Accounting as the foundation for gaining the necessary knowledge and skill set needed to enter a new career or to advance in a current position.

Liberty University’s A.A. in Accounting degree is an introductory program focused on the importance of an understanding in the core competencies in critical accounting topics like financial, managerial, governmental, non-profit, auditing and taxation methods. Students of the program will develop on the basic coursework of communication and computer application skills to evaluate common accounting situations. As the curriculum continues, students will be able to identify, analyze and appropriately solve  ethical dilemmas with a moral and biblical perspective. Each student will utilize the critical thinking and problem-solving skills learned from the program with the paralleled ethical background to formulate solutions to financial mis-management problems.

The A.A. in Accounting degree can either earn a graduate the needed education to fulfill the requirements for a specific career opportunity or the degree can be used as the foundation for further educational goals in the pursuit of a Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting, which Liberty University also offers online.

Liberty University's business school is tailored to blend the intrinsic values of the Christian faith with contemporary business practice and leadership principles.

Liberty University's online degrees exists to equip students with the opportunity to obtain the knowledge, values and skills needed to excel and become successful assets to the growing global business industry. The experienced faculty maintains strong ethical standards as a vital cornerstone for any great business practice.  Exemplified in the courses will be the importance of ethics in business practice and complex decision making.

The Associate of Arts in Accounting degree program will give graduates the competitive advantage in current or future career endeavors. The opportunities for entry-level job placement are attainable with the formal education and academic background from Liberty University.


Standard or advanced high school diploma or its equivalent

Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)


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