Online Accounting Degree

All businesses rely on high-quality accounting services to be successful. Learn the essential accounting skills businesses need — from creating, organizing, and maintaining financial records, to assessing financial data and analyzing financial statements. With our affordable, online Accounting Associate Degree program, you can study on your own schedule at a price that fits your budget, paying up to $79 a credit.

Why Become an Accountant?

With today's global economy, businesses must rely on sound accounting to keep their operations running smoothly now more than ever. Our Accounting Associate Degree program will provide critical in-demand foundational concepts that accountants use daily and businesses value - including mathematics for business and finance and cost accounting.
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Why Choose Penn Foster College?
At up to $79 per credit, and 3 easy payment plans to choose from, we can help you fit college into your budget.
On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can. Access instructors through text, phone, and email, or chat with fellow classmates online.
Prepare for in-demand careers
Prepare for in-demand careers
You can gain the knowledge, skills, and credentials to move toward success along a new or existing career path.
Mobile Friendly
Mobile-Friendly Flexibility
Our 24/7, on-demand learning platform is easy to use – at home or on the go – and you decide when to start and take your classes.
Personalized Goal Tracking
Personalized Goal Tracking
With our progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, you can customize your study and exam schedule to help meet your personal goals.
All-Inclusive Program
Your tuition includes access to instructors, all your learning materials, and unlimited career support.
Student Experience
A Customized Learning Experience
With interactive, mobile-friendly courses, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is an online learning experience like no other!

Accounting Associate Degree Course Details

Take accounting courses in business, financial accounting, economics, financial management, business statistics, and business law to help you succeed in the accounting industry and become a valuable asset to any business. See full curriculum here:
Penn Foster Curriculum

Accounting Degree Tuition

With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your Accounting Associate Degree online today.
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What Can I Do with an Accounting Degree?

For those interested in pursuing a career in accounting, earning your Accounting Associate degree can help you take the first step toward a variety of entry-level jobs in the field — including becoming a bookkeeper, billing coordinator, accounts receivable clerk, or accounts payable clerk. While some accounting careers may require additional training, an Accounting Associate Degree can help you acquire the fundamental skills to begin on your path toward a job in the accounting field!
Ready To Enroll?

Get started today on a path towards advancing your career as an Accountant with Penn Foster College’s online program.

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Related Program From Our Partner School, Ashworth College

Take your current career to the next level or develop new skills with the freedom of self-paced courses offered through our partner school, Ashworth College.

Tax Preparation

Whether you’re pursuing a career in finance, accounting, or starting your own business, developing a deeper understanding of tax preparation can be essential to your bottom line — and peace of mind. Boost your resume or start your own business to help earn additional income preparing taxes with training from our partner school, Ashworth College. Ashworth’s online tax prep classes focus on the essentials of preparing federal tax returns for individuals and businesses. This program will help you prepare to sit for the National Bookkeepers Association Tax Certification Exam and includes the cost of the exam and one practice test — a $150.00 value!

Program Details

Hundreds of leading employers and workforce organizations partner with Penn Foster to attract, develop, and retain talent for today’s in-demand middle skilled occupations.

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