Fast-Track Your Accounting Career

  Posted on February 10, 2017

  Written by Morgan O'Rourke

Why earn an associate degree in accounting?

Did you know that accounting and business professionals continue to grow in high demand?

Frank Byrt, author on, wrote that our country’s uncertain economic conditions, increased and changing government regulations, and large population of retiring Baby Boomers has increased the demand for experienced business professionals who possess a strong set of accounting and tax skills.1

What does this mean for you?

If you desire to enter the in-demand field of business and accounting, you can fast-track your career by earning a top-rated associate degree focused in business and accounting.

What can you do with a business administration: accounting associate’s degree?

Associate degrees allow you to earn a focused education in as little as two years and enter the workforce with essential, career-specific skills.

With a business degree rooted in accounting fundamentals, you can acquire jobs such as:
• Accounts Receivable/Payable Specialist
• Accounting Assistant
• Tax Assistant
• Payroll Clerk
• Bookkeeper
• Assistant Actuary

Depending on the organization, all of these positions hold room for growth.

If you decide to go back to school to earn a bachelor’s degree and become an accountant or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), you will have significant real-world experience that will place you ahead of your classmates and ahead of other job applicants.

Ohio Business College’s Business Administration: Accounting Associate Degree

Are you ready to start a thriving career and chart your own path of success?

OBC’s Business Administration Associate Degree with a concentration in Accounting will help you develop business savviness and accounting expertise, learn industry insights and core principles, gain real-world experience, and become a valuable asset to any organization.

Business Administration: Accounting students receive hands-on training in:

• The latest business procedures and protocols
• Accounting skills and principles
• Business and accounting software and technology
• Professional development
• Managerial decision-making
• And much more

As a business administration major, you will also participate in an externship during your final quarter(s) of study. During this time, you will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with established business and accounting professionals and gain valuable, real-world experience.

Your career awaits. Learn more about the Business Administration: Accounting Associate Degree and take your next professional steps at Ohio Business College.

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1 Byrt, Frank. AccountingWeb. “Tax Professionals Will Continue To Be in Great Demand for Years.” Accessed January 6, 2017.