Accountants play an important role in any company. No matter what industry a business is part of, they still need someone to crunch their numbers and balance their books. Getting an online Associate degree or certificate of completion will prepare you to take on entry-level accounting jobs that include:
- Accounting clerk
- Auditor, accounts payable/receivable clerk
- Claims clerk
- Credit clerk
- Full-charge bookkeeper
- Accounting intern
This program does not qualify students to sit for a licensure exam as a certified public accountant in any state. To become a certified public accountant, many states require 150 credit hours (with specific coursework) or a master’s degree in addition to an exam.