Accounting, A.S.C.T.

Accounting, A.S.C.T.

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  • Accounting clerks can make a median annual salary of $45,860 per year.
  • Accountant jobs are expected to grow by about four percent by 2032.
  • An accounting degree demonstrates specialized knowledge in financial reporting, auditing, and other accounting principles. This can significantly enhance job prospects.
source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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What can I expect during my time at VU?

  • An attractive and dynamic campus fosters a rich environment for personal and academic growth.
  • The University’s instructors are true experts in their fields and are readily available to help students gain the academic and practical skills they need to excel.
  • The University offers substantial academic and social support systems to help students learn and grow.
  • Small class sizes enable students to participate fully in activities and discussions and to seek out extra help when needed.
  • Affordable tuition allows students to graduate with less debt.

Accountants are essential to the continued success of any business. Without adequate financial records the business could not operate. Employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow thirteen percent from 2012 to 2022 (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Professionals in this field will be in demand as the economy continues to grow.

This two-year occupational program offers you specialized training in fundamental accounting practices and also introduces you to other areas of business study. Because of the small class sizes, you will have easy access to accounting software which will be required for several courses.

The VU advisory board, which consists of managers, accountants, and other business professionals from the surrounding communities, meet with faculty to ensure the curriculum offers you the education you will need in the workplace. Vincennes University places an emphasis on job placement and internship opportunities. VU also provides a free tutoring lab to help you be a successful student and earn your degree.

What can I do with this degree?

An associate's degree from Vincennes University’s Accounting Department opens the door to many opportunities in the field of accounting and auditing. This can also serve as a great first step towards earning a bachelor's degree in accounting from another institution.

Is this degree accredited?

Vincennes University's institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the specialized accreditations and approvals obtained by various programs are located on our Accreditation and Licensure page.

Vincennes University recognizes the importance of programmatic licensure, ensuring that graduates meet the requirements set by professional licensing boards. By adhering to rigorous standards and seeking recognition from accrediting bodies, Vincennes University demonstrates its dedication to offering quality education and preparing students for successful careers.

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