Business Accounting – Associate of Applied Science
Accounting is the language of business, and accountants and bookkeepers are some of the most essential people in any successful organization. But what does it take to be an accountant? Accountants need to be detail-oriented, enjoy working with numbers, are highly focused, and like working in a professional environment.
Pioneer Pacific College offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree program that integrates a comprehensive background in accounting administration with a thorough understanding of accounting concepts and theory. Students also receive extensive training in computerized accounting with industry standard accounting software.
Students at Pioneer Pacific College learn directly from experienced accounting professionals who teach not only the skills needed but also provide insight into the accounting business. As a student, you will learn the essentials of accounting including how to:
- Analyze Transactions
- Prepare Financial Statements
- Conduct Cost Revenue Analysis
- Maintain Internal Controls
Successful graduates of this program are prepared to transition into the accounting profession due to practical education. Many of our graduates work in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors as well as governmental agencies. Upon graduation, you will be well versed in an array of essential accounting skills and software programs including:
- Payroll Accounting
- Advanced Accounting
- Corporate Accounting
- Cost Accounting
- Management Accounting
- Introduction to Microcomputer Accounting
- Peachtree Applications
- QuickBooks Applications
- Records Management
- Business Ethics
- Microsoft Windows & Office
- Database – Access
- Business Law
- Electronic Calculations
- Human Resources & Organizational Management
Take the next step:
Discover if Business Accounting is the right career for you by calling one of our helpful Admissions Specialists at 1-866-772-4636, or fill out the simple Find Out More form on the right, and we’ll contact you to further discuss your interest in an Accounting career.
Business Accounting is offered at:
- 60 academic weeks
- Loan Counselor
- Insurance Clerk
- Personal Financial Specialist
- Bill Collector
- Accounts Receivable
- Payable Specialist
How much will this program cost me?
- Tuition and fees: $26,645
- Books and supplies: $0
- On-campus room & board: not offered
The cost of certain required books, tools and supplies is included in the lab fee. Once issued, these items become the property of the student and the lab fee cannot be refunded. Other fees may apply. Some books become the property of the student and others are loaned for the term(s) for which they are needed. All loaned books must be returned in good condition at the end of each term. Students who graduate or withdraw must within one week return all books or the appropriate replacement charge will be made against the student’s account.
What are my financing options to pay for the program?
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, 93.10% of graduates used loans to finance their education. The median debt for program graduates:
- Federal loans: $19,904
- Private education loans: $0
- Institution cust-info plan: $0
How long will it take me to complete this program?
The program is designed to take 60 academic weeks to complete. 75.86% of graduates from this program finished in this time.
What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
The job placement rate for students who complete the program at Wilsonville is 92.31%. For Springfield students, the rate is 66.67%.
What type of jobs?
- Accounting Clerk
- A/P or A/R Clerk
- Office Manager
Will I be able to pay back my student loans?
% (Not available) of students in this institution who took out federal student loans are successfully repaying them.