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Accounting Programs Online and On Campus

Business Administration - Accounting Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
Accounting Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (B.B.A.)

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The Berkeley College Accounting program can prepare you to manage a company's finances.

Every company and organization depends on accounting professionals. Because accounting is such a critical component to their success, companies look for individuals with both the knowledge and the real-world skills to manage their finances. That’s exactly what Berkeley’s Accounting programs focus on.

At Berkeley College, Accounting degree programs are developed with input from Advisory Boards made up of industry experts to prepare students for a range of career opportunities with accounting firms, public and private companies, and many other types of organizations.

Berkeley's Accounting degree program is offered at the following locations:


“The Berkeley College staff were a great resource for me. They helped me every step of the way.”

-Sean Smith, Berkeley College Alumnus – Accounting, 2016

Sean Smith

Here’s what sets the Berkeley Accounting program apart:

  • You’ll learn financial and managerial accounting theory and how to apply that knowledge in a business environment
  • You’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills that can help you stand out in the professional world
  • You’ll master analytics and technology used by accounting professionals, including the creation and management of spreadsheets, databases, and more
  • You’ll get hands-on instruction from professors with professional accounting experience
  • You’ll participate in a capstone course designed to put theory into practice
  • You may have the opportunity to participate in an internship or job-related assignment for a valuable learning experience
  • You can transition seamlessly between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees

Tutoring services, workshops, seminars, and other support services are available through the Center for Academic Success. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in student chapters of professional associations, student clubs, and alumni groups that can help you make important industry connections.

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The Larry L. Luing School of Business at Berkeley College has received specialized accreditation through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA for all undergraduate business programs, except for the Business Data Science Bachelor of Science Degree program. For a list of accredited programs please view our IACBE member status page.

Potential Careers in Accounting:

Graduates of the Accounting program pursue positions in:

  • Government Accounting
  • Non-Profit Accounting
  • Public Accounting

Want to learn more about Berkeley's Accounting program?

You’ll find additional information in our Catalog, including the different degrees offered, descriptions of the courses you’ll take, the department faculty, and much more. You can always live chat or contact us with questions.

Frequently Asked Questions: Accounting

The Accounting degree program at Berkeley College covers varying levels of accounting theory and practical knowledge, preparing students with the skills and qualifications necessary to enter the professional world.

The College considers students for admission to degree and certificate programs on the basis of future potential, the motivation and interest to succeed in a chosen profession, and past academic achievement.

Graduation from high school or the equivalent is a basic requirement for admission to degree and certificate programs. In evaluating candidates, the Committee on Admissions takes into consideration your individual interests, your motivation to succeed in a chosen profession, and prior academic achievement. Basic requirements for admission include graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent and an entrance exam or SAT/ACT scores. Applicants to the School of Health Studies, Business Data Science program, and National Security program have additional requirements. Documentation of successful completion of high school or the equivalent must be submitted to the College prior to starting classes. 

A personal interview is strongly recommended. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Director of Admissions at the campus of their choice to arrange for an appointment with an Admissions Associate. For further information, students may also call the College at 866-317-6087 or email info@BerkeleyCollege.edu.

Berkeley maintains a rolling admissions policy, so students are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Applicants will be notified of a decision as soon as all credentials have been evaluated. Certain programs may have specific application deadline requirements. 

For further questions about the enrollment process, schedule an appointment with an associate.

No. The Accounting program is only offered at the campuses in New York City, and Woodland Park; and at Berkeley College Online®.

Accounting professionals are critical to the success of virtually every company and organization. The Accounting degree program is designed to prepare students for a range of career opportunities at:

  • Accounting firms
  • Public and private companies, and more

Participation in student chapters of professional associations, student clubs, and alumni interaction can help students make important industry connections.

Information about professional licensure and/or certification requirements for this program is available online at: https://berkeleycollege.edu/about/accreditation-regulatory/online-state-authorization-info/index.html

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