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Accounting

Accounting at APU trains you for entry-level and advanced career placement

Your accounting degree from Alaska Pacific University signals your dedication to professional standards and research-based decision making that can help set you apart as you begin or advance in your business career.

Choose the Associate of Arts degree in Accounting when your goals require foundational knowledge of bookkeeping, economics and business. APU’s AA degree in accounting is a fully online program with an important difference: Your courses are taught in real-time by ranked APU faculty members – a distinctive approach that helps you feel part of the Business Administration Department community. AA courses in accounting at APU meet in the evenings so you may maintain career momentum without stopping out for your degree.

When your professional interests include financial or managerial accounting, systems and internal control, or auditing and taxation, APU’s Bachelor of Arts degree deepens your knowledge and can help prepare you for careers in government, business and nonprofit ventures.

Aimed at working adults, your BA in accounting from Alaska Pacific University is a hybrid of online and on-campus courses. Your BA degree is a critical step toward certification in specialties like public accounting, managerial accounting or internal auditing. Accounting coursework at APU emphasizes project-based learning in applying principles and concepts to organizational problems.

Whether you choose APU’s AA or BA degree in accounting, concentrated coursework in nonprofit management can help expand your opportunities in a sector with an increasingly high-profile role in a changing economy.