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6 Associate Degree Programs in Economic Studies Accounting Management Accounting 2024

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Associate Degree Programs in Economic Studies Accounting Management Accounting

An associate degree gives students a substantial first step toward a rewarding career. Many participants finish this program in two years, but it usually can be completed earlier or on an extended plan. It also provides a solid foundation for careers in related fields.

What is an associate degree in management accounting? Management accounting aims to provide regular reports to a company’s internal managers for use in making short-term and daily decisions. Along with basic and detailed business concepts, students generally gain abilities in business writing, computers, supervision, economics and human resources. Students in this program will typically learn how to assess and report sales revenue, accounts payable and accounts receivable, debts, inventory and cash flow. They may also learn how to analyze charts and statistics that would aid company decision-makers.

Students who complete this diploma will often acquire essential accounting skills that will serve them in many fields. In general, they will be able to monitor company and department spending, perform internal business audits, advise managers on financial matters and help define business strategies.

The cost to earn this associate degree varies from school to school and depends on the requirements of each program. Candidates should inquire about costs directly with the schools.

Management accounting is a fundamental need of all businesses. As such, it may always be in demand. Graduates can expect to work in a variety of careers, including treasurer, bookkeeper, cashier, office manager, payroll clerk, accounting clerk and administrative assistant. This associate degree delivers a solid basis for continuing coursework or on-the-job training that can lead to higher positions within an organization.

Students can earn the associate degree in management accounting online or combine online and on-campus work. For those needing the flexibility, part-time status is usually available as well. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.