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Choose between 5 different degrees and certificates to boost your resumé!

CCBC offers a wide variety of online accounting programs to fit any career goal.

Whether you are an entrepreneur looking to hone your accounting skills, an accounting assistant ready for the next step, or a future CPA, CCBC has a degree or certificate that will get you there.

The Accounting online programs give you:
  • The convenience, flexibility and independence of online learning.
  • Cutting-edge knowledge and skills earned through rigorous online coursework at CCBC. 
  • Preparation to launch your career or continue your studies, with transfer agreements to The Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Harrisburg, UMUC, and Peirce College

CCBC offers these Accounting online degree and certificate options:

Accounting Associate of Arts online

CCBC’s online Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Accounting is for you if you want transfer to a four-year school to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

It’s a smart way to start: two years at CCBC can save you tens of thousands dollars on your education.

The online Accounting option gives you the flexibility and independence you need, along with CCBC’s rigorous education and easy to transfer credits. Put it all together and you’ll be ready for your next step.

Students should consult with a transfer advisor or Accounting coordinator in order to select the combination of courses that best meets the requirements of the transfer institution.

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Accounting Associate of Applied Science online

If you want to launch or expand your career in Accounting, you can do it online at CCBC. Our online Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program in Accounting pairs the flexibility and independence your schedule demands with the rigorous instruction you expect from CCBC.

In CCBC’s online Accounting program you will In CCBC’s online Accounting program you will develop a versatile skill set, preparing you to enter the profession and contribute right away. You’ll learn how to:

  • interpret financial data
  • maintain accounting records through a full accounting cycle
  • prepare and present financial statements
You’ll also learn professionally established accepted principles, journal transactions, and managerial concerns including, cash flow, taxes, budgets, balance sheet and income statement relationships and more.

Graduates of the program can expect to enter the field in positions like accounting clerk, accounts payable/receivable clerk, claims clerk, credit clerk, full-charge bookkeeper, accounting intern, or comparable positions. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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Accounting Certificate online

The Accounting Certificate is a great option if you want to expand your technical knowledge of accounting and business. It’s an excellent path if you’re an entrepreneur or if you want to launch or expand your career.

Some of the courses can be applied towards the Business Accounting Certificate, and a two-year degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or Business Management. Most of the courses can be directly transferred to a four-year institution.

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Bookkeeping Certificate online option

A CCBC Bookkeeping Certificate can help you become an important part of the finance team in a business or organization. As a certified bookkeeper, you will record financial transactions, update statements, check financial records for accuracy and more. The courses in this program will prepare you to sit for the Certified Bookkeeper exam offered by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers and the QuickBooks Certified Online User exam.

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Business Accounting Certificate online

The Business Accounting Certificate program is a great first step to launching your business career.

The program prepares you for jobs including:
  • Accounting clerk 
  • Bookkeeper, payroll, receivables or billing payables clerk 
  • Assistant accountant 
Earning this certificate means you have the skills to be an important member of a finance team. Using the latest in industry standard software, you’ll be able to maintain financial data in journals and ledgers from date of original transaction through a full accounting cycle, terminating with closing entries and statement preparation. Students also receive training in managerial and tax applications.

All certificate courses may be applied to Associate's of Applied Sciences degree (A.A.S.) in Accounting and most can be transferred to a four-year institution.

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CPA Exam Preparation Certificate online

This program is for your if you hold a Bachelor's degree but have not majored in accounting, and want to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). When you successfully complete this certificate program with a GPA of 2.0 or higher, you will be qualified according to the Maryland State Board of Public Accountancy to sit for the CPA examination.

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CCBC also offers these programs in onsite and blended formats. Choose the option that’s best for you!

Apply now for the Accounting online option!

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As you complete your application, be sure to…

  • Choose the Online Degree Program application type
  • Choose your admission term
  • Choose any of the programs above as your Program of Study
  • Under Tell us your interests, choose Earn a degree online

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