Strayer Universitys associate's of arts in Accounting degree provides a strong foundation for either a student looking to move into an entry-level accounting position or one who wishes to continue on to a more advanced accounting or business degree. The courses provided by the program contain both accounting theory as well more experience practicums in the accounting field. This teaching method ensures that graduates understand the basic day-to-day operations of accounting and bookkeeping as well as general management strategies and innovative accounting theories. Some of the more practical subjects that Strayers coursework concentrates on are things like taxation, auditing, financial management and budget planning as well as management principles used in business. Students will have the opportunity to use popular accounting software to complete projects based on real world applications. After matriculating, students can expect to be well-qualified for a position as an accounts receivable or payable clerk, bookkeeper, and more.