Associate of Applied Science in Accounting
Yavapai College

Program Details

The online AAS in Accounting degree program from Yavapai College prepares students for employment in entry level positions in the accounting field. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • ​Perform financial accounting functions using proper format and procedure based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the International Financial and Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • ​Perform managerial accounting functions using proper format and procedure
  • Prepare, analyze, and interpret financial statements and reports for service, merchandising, and manufacturing companies
  • ​Analyze and communicate the effects of tax rules on individuals, partnerships, and corporations, and prepare complex tax returns for each
  • Utilize professional business communications skills
  • ​Use current technology and software applications to input, manage, and interpret financial information
  • ​Identify, research, and recommend resolution of business issues, including ethical implications of alternatives


  • To qualify for in-state tuition, proof of Arizona state residency and U.S. Citizenship required

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission