Business Administration, Accounting

Degree Type
Associate of Science

Fort Lauderdale

Program Length
8 quarters*

There Is Strength in Numbers - Jumpstart your Career with an Accounting Degree From City College

Accounts receivable, payables, financial reports, tax return preparation – are just a few of the essential components of accounting that successful businesses navigate on a regular basis. But accounting is actually about much more than just numbers and forms.

Accounting is truly the backbone of any company’s operations; accounting professionals also provide crucial insights and strategies to improve or correct a company’s financial processes. Simply put, it’s the practice of keeping track of all the financial transactions that occur in a business, to provide a clear understanding of how that business is performing.

Whether it’s a coffee shop on the corner, a non-profit agency or a giant global corporation – successful businesses wouldn’t be successful without the skilled men and women managing the essential accounting tasks that keep a business running like a well-oiled machine every day.

What You'll Learn

Our Accounting program educates students in the fundamentals of business. Having an understanding of basic business principles can be a huge advantage in today’s job market and can help you stand out from the competition. Accounting students get a well-rounded education that covers not only accounting and general education requirements, but also includes important subjects like – marketing, human resources and critical computer application training.

Program Highlights

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Financial Accounting
  • Income Taxation
  • Payroll
  • Auditing


  • Accounting I II III
  • Business Law
  • Business Principles
  • Computer Applications
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Math for Business
  • Professional Development Strategies

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Career Opportunities

An Associate of Science Degree in Accounting from City College is a great place to start if you’re looking for an entry-level accounting position in just about any industry. Graduates are qualified to seek employment as:

Accounting Assistant

Accounting Clerk

Accounts Payable / Receivable Clerk


Office Manager

Payroll Associate

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What Comes Next?

With an incredible foundation in accounting already established, being a City College graduate of the Associate of Science in Accounting Program can potentially open the door to so many great opportunities! You’ll have the option of starting your accounting career right away, or you may choose to continue your accounting education by pursuing the Bachelor of Science in  Accounting at City College.

The bachelor’s degree program provides advanced accounting courses and can help you take your career to the next level by preparing you for the Masters Level Test, qualifying you to apply for high-level accounting positions that may advance your career even higher!

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* A quarter is made up of 11 weeks and students may carry 8 to 16 credits per quarter.

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