Accounting & Business Management

Ohio Business College

About the Accounting & Business Management Program

Employment of accountants is expected to increase by 10 percent through the year 2026, according to data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET).

Accounting is an important part of any business. It is vital to keep accurate accounts of the money being spent and the money coming into the business. Accountants are typically skilled in math operations and are familiar with tax forms that are required to maintain compliance with local and federal governmental regulations.

24-month Associate's degree

Full-time; Day or Evening

Job placement assistance

Lorain County & Sandusky

With that in mind, accountants are in high demand. According to data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), employment of accountants is projected to increase by 10 percent through the year 2026, relative to 2016. An accounting background also comes in handy if you run your own business. If you are looking to learn accounting and business management skills, Ohio Business College’s Accounting and Business Management associate’s degree program could be the right fit for you to start or change your career.


In Ohio Business College’s Accounting and Business Management program, you will learn the essential accounting and business skills necessary to be successful starting your own business or keeping the books in someone else’s. Our Accounting and Business Management curriculum is well rounded and will give you a taste for many aspects of business. Our caring instructors have real world accounting experience that enhances your educational experience and with smaller class sizes, you will have more access to them for additional help.

During the course, you will become adept at the latest accounting software and relevant tax laws. After you earn your associate’s degree, you will be prepared to perform important tasks such as:

  • Payroll
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Auditing
  • Taxes
  • And More!

Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared for certification in:

  • Microsoft Office: Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Quickbooks (optional)

Externship Opportunity

One of the best parts about our Accounting and Business Management program is that an externship is a required component of the curriculum. That means you will leave Ohio Business College with some kind of real-world accounting experience under your belt. With our alumni network and our ties to local employers, the options for externships are plentiful. Employers in northern Ohio actively seek out our accounting students to fill their extern roles. We offer career search and training for all programs.

OBC Difference

Our Accounting and Business Management program is offered at our Lorain County and Sandusky campuses. To accommodate our students’ busy lives, we offer day and night scheduling options. Our campuses are friendly and professional learning environments dedicated to improving your chances for success.

If you need help paying for your education, financial aid is available to those who are eligible by filling out the FAFSA. Our financial aid staff provides FAFSA assistance if you need help filling it out.

OBC’s Accounting and Business Management program will equip you with skills that will help you throughout the course of your accounting career. To discover everything Ohio Business College and its Accounting and Business Management program have to offer you, call the campus of your choice or fill out the online form and one of our friendly admissions representatives will be in touch with you shortly.

We look forward to seeing you at OBC.