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An Online Accounting Degree to Help Launch Your Accounting Career

Associate Degree in Accounting

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Career Outlook and Growth

Looking for a career that provides job stability combined with growth opportunity? A career in accounting provides both. With an Associate Degree from Bryan University in Accounting, you’ll gain a specialized skillset that will help set you apart in the marketplace.

Expanding Career Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Tax professionals are expected to add another 188,500 industry job openings in the United States through 2028.1

Earning your degree now means you’ll be prepared for the jobs of the future.

Attractive Careers

As a graduate of the Bryan University Associate Degree in Accounting, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to be job-ready for career opportunities1 such as:

  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Billing Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Tax Preparer

Diverse Employers

You’ll lead a rewarding career in employment settings such as:

  • Business consulting groups
  • Federal, state, and local government agencies
  • Finance and insurance firms
  • Manufacturing and production facilities
  • Small to large businesses
  • Non-profit enterprises
  • Service industries
  • Retailers

Program Overview

Valuable Skills that Employers Need

In today’s business environment, college graduates must be equipped with the right technology expertise, problem solving skills, and leadership acumen. As a Bryan University business accounting student, you’ll become job-ready by learning from faculty who have real-world experience and by building a solid foundation of skills in business, such as:

  • Leadership and management
  • Accounting and financial statements
  • Taxation and Payroll
  • Business Analytics
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Critical thinking
  • Communications
  • Ethics & Law
  • Speaking and presenting
  • Digital Marketing

Unrivaled Benefits for You and Specialized Certifications – Included in Tuition

As a Bryan University student, you’ll have the opportunity to earn up to three certifications that are included in your program at no extra charge and will help build your resume and establish your credibility in the marketplace, including:

  • Microsoft Excel Associate
  • National Bookkeepers Association Certs (choose any two): Bookkeeper, Accounting, Tax, and QuickBooks

Bryan also provides you several valuable benefits:

  • Books and electronic courseware, included in tuition
  • Learning technology that helps you learn faster and retain more knowledge
  • Real-world experiences using simulated work environments
  • A mastery-based learning environment that allows you to improve grades by retaking assignments based on instructor feedback
  • Peer mentors, tutors and success coaches who provide encouragement, guidance and insight
  • Live, interactive online events such as industry speakers, faculty mentoring sessions, and helpful workshops that are all recorded in case you miss the event and need to watch it later

Become Part of an Online Community

At Bryan, we don’t think learning online means learning alone. Connect with faculty, peers, and student support conveniently from your smart phone, tablet, or computer using Zoom, a user-friendly video app. You’ll join a vibrant community who will provide support and celebrate your success along the way. You’ll not only develop friends and colleagues, but you’ll also build a professional network—for life.

Earn While You Learn: Dual Enrollment Available

You can enroll in the Business Administration Undergraduate Certificate and the Associate Degree in Accounting concurrently. This means once you complete your certificate, you can get to work sooner while completing your associate degree. Once you complete your associate degree, you may also consider pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. If you have prior college credit, or you have already completed an associate degree at another institution, we will accept as many credits as possible (and potentially your entire associate degree) to help accelerate your Bryan program.

Footnotes

1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2019-20 Edition. Also see https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2082.00 and https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2011.01. Sites visited on 12/17/2019. Example occupations shown herein do not imply a guarantee of employment. Students are responsible for conducting occupational research for their chosen program. Employers have unique hiring practices and job-specific requirements, which may include years of experience for manager positions. Graduates with little to no prior experience should expect an entry-level position.

Program Details

Why We're Different: Students Come First

Tuition Lock Guarantee

We lock your tuition rate once you enroll, plus tuition goes down the longer you're in school.

Job Search Assistance

We provide students job search assistance while in school and once they graduate.

Accelerated Programs

You can get started - and finish - fast.

Welcome Kits Included

Once you enroll, we provide you a welcome kit package to ensure you're ready to start school.

Faculty Who Put You First

Our faculty provide you with personalized, individual attention and support.

Electronic Books & Courseware Included

We provide easy access to all your electronic textbooks and courseware.

Focus on Employment

You’ll graduate with a degree targeted for a specific job market and earn skills that match employers’ needs.

Learn by Doing

You’ll develop real-world skills by completing simulated job tasks and using industry technologies.

Return for Refresher Classes

As a graduate, you’ll have the privilege of auditing previously completed courses still being taught—at no charge—to keep your skills sharp.