Program Overview

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 flexible and unique online format delivers courses through a virtual classroom within an eight-week time frame, where all coursework will be submitted online to instructors. The 60-credit-hour degree program is comprised of 39 general education courses covering topics in sciences, math, English, humanities, communications and the arts. The remaining 21 credit hours culminate the core accounting curriculum, delving into topics of fraud, basic debit and credits, best practices and GAAP rules. 

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.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    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.

    School Overview

    Training Champions for Christ since 1971

    We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible. One of our Admissions Counselors is ready to assist you with this process. Here is what you can expect from us:

    • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.*
    • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
    • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.

    *excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

    Benefits of Attending Liberty University

    • No standardized testing if you meet admission requirements.
    • Credit for prior training, certification, licensure, experience, and learning, and more such as:

    - Military

    - Real Estate

    - Insurance

    - Emergency Response

    • Courses taught from a Christian worldview.
    • 8 start dates a year, with an 8 week course format.

    Financing Options

    Financial Aid

    • 87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid.

    Tuition discounts for 

    • Military service members, including active duty, retired, veterans, and their spouses.
    • Emergency Response Personnel

    Corporate Tuition Assistance

    • Deferred – If you company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay for your classes.

    Other convenient payment options are available

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