Earning an associate's degree in Accounting from University of Phoenix gives students the qualifications and practical knowledge they will need to work in an entry-level business or accounting position. In the University of Phoenixs degree program, students will learn basic things like cost information, finance protocols, and current tax legislation. Additionally, students courses will also integrate knowledge of things like accounting ethics and business strategy. The program stresses practical skills so that students will know their way around accounting information systems, ledgers, journals, and accounting worksheets. An online degree program from University of Phoenix allows students to set their own learning schedule, as classes and supervisors are available 24/7 to help. The University of Phoenix also offers specializations within the associates degree in Accounting; students can choose to concentrate on foundations of business, or in something like hospitality. Many students choose to transfer their associate-level credits towards a bachelors degree, while others choose to immediately begin an entry-level position as something like an auditing or timekeeping clerk field.
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* This program offered through University of Phoenix is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
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If numbers and critical thinking are your "thing", then consider an accounting career. The Associate of Arts with a concentration in Accounting Foundations degree program from University of Phoenix can prepare you for a career in accounting.