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Associate in Applied Science in Accounting

Program Details

The online Accounting AAS degree program from Montgomery County Community College is designed to prepare students for employment in entry-level accounting positions as bookkeepers. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • ​Create financial statements, performing each step in the double entry accounting cycle in both a manual and computerized environment utilizing QuickBooks
  • ​Prepare all calculations, entries, and reports for a complete payroll cycle
  • ​Evaluate financial statements as they affect the profitability, liquidity, and solvency of the business organization
  • ​Report accounting information relevant for managerial planning and decision making in both a manual and computerized environment utilizing QuickBooks
  • ​Apply the laws, regulations, and accounting practices pertaining to individual federal taxes


This degree program requires 60-62 credits for completion.

  • Official high school transcript or GED diploma
  • Official college transcript (if applicable)
  • Placement test(s) may be required

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Proctored exam(s) on campus required.
MCCC is not authorized to deliver distance education in Colorado.