The university is a leader in providing career-relevant education in accounting. And each accounting degree is completed entirely online.
Accounting is a multifunctional discipline that affects all aspects of business and organizational operations. The university offers an Associate of Arts in Accounting for individuals and professionals interested in developing specific accounting skills. This foundational program is designed to develop core business requirements and help individuals qualify for advanced degree programs. Students gain a working understanding of bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing best practices.
The university provides its accounting degree program entirely online, giving students the opportunity to fit a quality accounting degree into their busy lives. Students learn from practicing instructors, many who are leaders in accounting, business, and interrelated studies. The curriculum provides students a well-rounded education by exploring core subjects such as business strategy development, financial statement analysis, budgeting, economics, management, and business ethics. Students are presented various financial statements and are taught to record, present, and analyze key financial data.
This program has been designed in consultation with industry business leaders, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and has earned additional ACBSP Specialized Accounting Accreditation.
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American Public University is a leading provider of affordable, quality online education offering more than 90 degree programs to learners everywhere. APU is ranked in the top 20% overall of online bachelor's degree programs by U.S. News & World Report (Source: U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Bachelors Programs, January 2016).
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*Public 4-year, in-state undergraduate data is provided by the College Board’s Trends in College Pricing 2015. Graduate information is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Digest of Educational Statistics 2014-2015 data. Annual estimates are based on total institutional costs (published tuition, required fees, and books) assuming 30 undergraduate or 18 graduate-level semester credit hours.
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