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Associate of Science in Accounting

Program Details

At Rasmussen College, the Accounting Associate's degree prepares you for a high-demand career managing the finances of small businesses, corporate offices and financial institutions. The seasoned faculty provides firsthand industry insights and the small classes help you gain relevant skills employers seek, including managerial accounting, financial reporting, account reconciliation, payroll and bookkeeping. You can finish your classes in as few as 18 months or continue your education in a Accounting Bachelor's degree. In addition, the school's partnership with the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) allows you to join for a reduced membership fee and network with industry professionals. You can earn your degree fully online, through a blend of online and on-campus courses, or with Flex Choice®—an option that allows you to combine traditional courses and optional self-directed assessments so you can choose the way you want to learn.

Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and courses completed each term.

This program has not been approved by any state’s professional licensing body, and this program is not intended to lead to any state-issued professional license. For further information on professional licensing requirements, please contact the appropriate board or agency in your state of residence.



  • High school diploma or the equivalent

Accreditation & Licensing

Rasmussen College is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. | 800-621-7440.


This program is not authorized for residents of: Puerto Rico, American Samoa, or N. Mariana Islands.