Associate's Degree in Accounting Online Degree Program


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Take your First Step Towards a Career with an Associates Degree in Accounting Online

Liberty University’s Associate’s degree in Accounting is an introductory program designed to equip you with proficiency in one of the most prevalent languages in the business world. Whether you are interested in working in public or private accounting, our online associate's degree in accounting will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need for a career as an accountant, credit/budget analyst, auditor or financial planner. By earning your accounting degree online, you will graduate with valued skills in the current economy.

Many of our students choose to further their education after completing an associate’s degree in accounting to grow in their current role or explore other areas within the accounting field. Our online associate's degree in accounting provides a pathway to obtaining a bachelor's degree in accounting.

Throughout our Associate's degree in Accounting program, you will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as financial, managerial, and governmental accounting. As you progress in your accounting courses, your professors will help you grow in proficiency. Essential skills such as communication and computer application will help you when evaluating and synthesizing common accounting problems.

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Associate's Degree in Accounting Program?

A college education is one of the most important investments a person can make. Students desiring to pursue an Associate's degree in Accounting and who want to become accountants already know the importance of an affordable education. Liberty University can meet that need with some of the lowest tuition rates in the country.

Liberty’s online Associate's degree in Accounting is taught by professionals with real-world experience in business and leadership settings. The online Associate's degree in Accounting program is offered without any residential class requirements, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on campus. 

What Will You Learn in Our Online Associate's in Accounting Degree?

Completing Liberty University’s online Associate's in Accounting degree will give you an introductory knowledge in all areas of accounting to ensure you meet the requirements and challenges of current-day financial management. Course content within our Associate's in Accounting degree includes Financial and Managerial Accounting, Principles of Marketing and Business Law.

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Benefits of an Associate's Degree in Accounting Degree from Liberty University

  • By earning an Associate's degree in Accounting from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for our Associate's Degree in Accounting has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university.
  • In addition to being accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), Liberty's School of Business has achieved accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), demonstrating it has met standards of business education that promote teaching excellence.
  • Students can complete our online Associate's Degree in Accounting in about two years.
  • Networking opportunities with other professionals in the program from around the country.

Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • Book Vouchers (Up to $400 per semester for undergraduate only)
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.
  • College credit for military training.

Online Associate's Degree in Accounting Program Format

  • 100% Online*
  • 60 total hours
  • 15 hours must be taken through Liberty.
  • Up to 45 hours may be transferred from an accredited college.
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

*Optional internships are available for students seeking credit for real-world experience

Online Associate's Degree in Accounting Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Options with an Online Associate's Degree in Accounting

With an online Associate's degree in Accounting, you will be set up for success in any career field you pursue. The training you receive will open doors of opportunity in many areas within the financial and accounting industries. Below are a few career options that are commonly associated with someone who has an Associate’s degree in Accounting.

  • Corporate Accounting
  • Education
  • Government
  • Non-profit
  • Public Accounting