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Associate in Applied Science in Accounting

Program Details

The online Accounting AAS degree program from McHenry County College is designed to provide students with a foundation for positions in business and industry, specifically with accounting and bookkeeping firms, corporations, and governmental agencies. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • ​Help clients report their financial results clearly and accurately
  • ​Review a company's financial statements to make sure that they are being presented fairly
  • ​Talk to controllers, chief financial officers, and others
  • ​Explore ways to make a resource supply chain more efficient and cost less money
  • ​Provide tax services, such as preparing tax returns and doing tax planning


This degree program requires 62-63 credits for completion.

  • Official transcripts from high school and college (if applicable)
  • English, math, and reading placement tests (ACT/SAT scores may be used in lieu of this)

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission