Accounting, A.S.
Adult Professional Studies

At a Glance

  • Program: Associate of Science in Accounting
  • Audience: Undergraduate adult learners
  • Format: face-to-face classes
  • Next Start Date: July 5, 2023
  • Cost: $250 per credit
  • Time to Completion: Approximately two years

Measure, communicate and interpret financial data.

Immaculata’s Associate of Science in accounting will help open doors to a stable profession with high earning potential. Gain a solid foundation in:

  • Basic accounting principles and procedures
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Payroll accounting
  • Business computer applications, such as Microsoft Excel
  • Macro- and microeconomics

Opportunities and Outcomes

Higher education significantly increases your marketability and earning potential. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median salary for bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks is $45,560.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the accounting degree program, students will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and capabilities essential to accounting for transactions and financial statements
  • Understand the balance between theory and practice as it applies to the various sectors of the world of business, accounting, finance, marketing and economics
  • Exercise effective interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Use technology strategically to enhance their productivity and effectiveness on both individual and organizational levels
  • Evidence professionalism, integrity and ethics

Program Highlights

  • Learn from faculty with extensive business and accounting experience.
  • Seamlessly continue your education in Immaculata’s bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • Transfer credits into this program or earn credit for workplace training through Immaculata’s Credit for Prior Learning program.
  • Take pride in earning a respected credential that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). This accreditation certifies that Immaculata’s business and accounting programs meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP.

Course Overview

Major Courses 39 Credits

  • Accounting Principles I 3 credits
  • Accounting Principles II 3 credits
  • Accounting Electives (Major Specific) 6 credits
  • Business Computer Applications 3 credits
  • Business Law I 3 credits
  • Business Management 3 credits
  • Macroeconomics 3 credits
  • Microeconomics 3 credits
  • Math Requirements (Major Specific) 6 credits
  • Marketing Principles and Practices 3 credits
  • Department Elective 3 credits

Liberal Arts Core 27 Credits (6 fulfilled by major)

  • Composition (English/Writing) 6 credits
  • Natural & Physical World/Quantitative Reasoning (Lab Science/Math) 3 credits, satisfied by major
  • Human Creativity/Historical Consciousness & Social Consciousness/Global Society
  • (Art, Literature/History/Social Science/Economics/Foreign Language, Culture) 3 credits satisfied by major, 9 credits total
  • Pursuit of Faith (Religion, Theology) 6 credits
  • Pursuit of Wisdom (Philosophy) 3 credits

Electives 3 Credits

Total 63 Credits

Admissions Requirements

You can apply to Immaculata’s adult professional programs in four simple steps. If you have questions, please contact us via or by phone at 484-323-3060.

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