Outcomes - Accounting (A.S.)

An Introduction to an In-Demand Profession

SNHU's Associate Degree in Accounting program offers an in-depth introduction into one of the most in-demand fields. The program prepares you for entry-level accounting work in both for-profit or nonprofit ventures. It also gives you the foundation and flexibility to pursue a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting if you decide to go that route — both of which are also offered at SNHU. Along with excellent written and oral communication skills, you'll graduate with a better understanding of:

  • How to interpret and use financial statements
  • Common accounting practices and procedures
  • The role of information technology in accounting
  • Financial, managerial and cost accounting

Career Outlook

Accounting continues to offer tremendous career possibilities for qualified graduates. To learn just what you can do with a degree in accounting, see SNHU's Career Development Center – Accounting Outlook.

Career Resources for an AS in Accounting

Student Organizations

Accounting Association
Creates networking opportunities for students majoring in accounting and finance through career nights, interviews and other social events.

Career Opportunities

Occupational Outlook Handbook
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics – Booking, Accounting and Auditing Clerks

SNHU's Career Development Center – Accounting Outlook
Outlines all of the career options for students earning accounting degrees.

National Organizations

The American Accounting Association
Founded in 1916, this organization promotes worldwide excellence in accounting education, research and practice.

University Accreditation

SNHU is a fully accredited university. Access our list of accreditations. More...

Contact Us

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Phone: 603.645.9611
Fax: 603.645.9693
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