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Associate of Science in Accounting (AS)

Associate of Science in Accounting (AS)

At South College, you can pursue your associate degree in accounting fully online or take a mix of online and on-campus classes at our Asheville, Knoxville, or Nashville campus. Learn at your convenience in a hybrid or online associate degree program in accounting, and begin working toward tomorrow’s career, today!


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Degree Features

Associate of Science in Accounting

  1. Program Duration

    21 months (full-time)

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified applicants

  3. Location

    Online or Online + In-Person Classes in Asheville, Knoxville, or Nashville

  4. Accreditation Status

    IACBE Accredited Program

Financial Aid

Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships—including Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, South College Promise, and others—is available to those who qualify. To learn more about the financing options available to help you pursue an associate degree in accounting, contact us today.

Industry Outlook

Earning an accounting degree can lead in many directions, including working in industries like business, health, government, and manufacturing. Potential career paths for an accounting major include roles as an accounts receivable clerk, payroll clerk, accounting assistant, bookkeeper, billing clerk, management trainee, or auditing clerk.

After completing your associate degree in accounting requirements, you can also pursue a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting either online or by taking a combination of online and on campus classes. You might even consider our online Master of Business Administration degree program with a Concentration in Accounting.

Associate of Science in Accounting (AS)

Program Overview

The South College Associate of Science degree program in Accounting (AS) is designed to educate tomorrow’s leaders using modern technology and current, relevant coursework for accounting majors. Backed by experienced and dedicated faculty, students pursuing an Associate of Science degree in Accounting explore business topics like ethics, communication, payroll, taxes, organization, technology, and financial statement analysis.

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South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels. South College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

The School of Business and Technology at South College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs, visit


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