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An Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Accounting prepares students for a broad array of accounting positions within business, government, or other organizations.

The program also lays the groundwork for students to pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting at UAA.

Accounting is for people who enjoy working with numbers, are detail oriented, and well organized. Alaska is one of the highest paying states for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 2015.

Accounting Degree Requirements

Career pathways include:

  • Accounting Associate
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Fiscal Technician
  • Accounting Representative
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Technician
  • Accounting Analyst
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable Clerk
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prospects in this field