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Accounting, A.A.

Designed with professionals in mind

Your APU accounting degree demonstrates commitment to professionalism in a fast-growing career.

Our fully online AA degree – the only one of its kind in Alaska – attracts adults seeking evenings-only classes and an efficient way to apply transfer credits for a rewarding degree. Use your AA to advance workplace skills or as a foundation for a four-year degree in APU programs like Business Administration and Management, Human Services and Accounting.

Work with your academic adviser to learn more about our emphasis area in nonprofit management for courses like grant writing and fundraising, among others.

Our faculty, your mentors

Learn from faculty who draw on public and private sector experience to design relevant courses that advance your goals. Accounting students graduate with a professional network and in-demand skills ranging from oral and written communication to ethical social behavior in professional practice.

Our students compete successfully for

  • employment with government and private sector agencies statewide
  • careers in nonprofit management at places like Name One and Name Another
  • certification in specialized accounting, including CMA and CPA

AA Major Studies

  • Financial Accounting I
  • Financial Accounting II
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting Payroll Accounting
  • Foundations of Business
  • Macro Economics
  • Organization Behavior
  • Statistical Foundations
  • Electives

Application Date Requirements

1 month prior to the start of block, session, or module class