Associate of Science in Accounting
Rasmussen College

Program Details

Learn career-focused accounting skills in as few as 18 months thanks to Rasmussen's online Associate’s degree in Accounting.1 Rasmussen College has been a pioneer in business and accounting education for more than 100 years and employs Accounting faculty with years of experience at cutting-edge companies. Through their flexible and competitively priced online Accounting degree programs, you’ll learn more than technical business skills: gain experience with computer applications like Excel®, learn to manage accounts receivable and accounts payable, and prepare tax returns and financial statements. You will also assemble a complete job-seeking portfolio with demonstrations of accounting training and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the yearly projected job growth potential between 2016 and 2026 for billing and posting clerks is 14%.2 An Associate’s degree in Accounting from Rasmussen College can help set you up for success in this growing field.

This Associate’s degree in Accounting is available with Flex Choice®, which allows you to combine traditional online coursework with self-directed assessments—a more affordable way to receive credit for what you already know. You’ll also be supported by Rasmussen's dedicated teams of career services, library resources, trained mentors, experienced tutors, 24/7 tech support and personal student advisors.

Rasmussen's laddering approach to education allows you to help bolster your resume by earning your Accounting Certificate in the process of earning your Accounting Associate’s degree. Then, once you’re ready, you can smoothly transfer your credits to help you complete your Accounting Bachelor’s degree and work toward preparing for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam.

1 Completion time

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Rasmussen College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC) | 800-621-7440.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Restricted States

US Territories, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island