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Associate of Business Administration - Accounting (64 credits)

Learn to use accounting as a decision-making tool through our associate of business administration in accounting at Davenport University. This career-focused associate of accounting is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) and provides you with skills needed to develop and maintain accounting records and prepare financial statements. 

You'll learn from expert faculty members with professional experience in accounting, including management and other leadership positions. You’ll gain hands-on experience through service learning projects, such as Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). And through networking events, you’ll also make connections that could lead to accounting jobs in your future. 

You can earn your associate degree in accounting on the Warren Campus in Detroit, the W.A. Lettinga Campus in Grand Rapids, or the Lansing Campus. You can also earn an associate in accounting online through Davenport’s Global Campus.

What can you do with an associate degree in accounting? 

Thrive in a field where accounting jobs are expected to rise at least 6% through 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Adding to the rising demand, the increasing tax and regulatory complexities create job opportunities across all industries for people who have the most up-to-date accounting practices, training and knowledge. Companies are also hiring accounting graduates to work in finance, opening up even more accounting jobs to you with your associate of accounting.

Explore classes for Davenport’s associate accounting degree

As early as your first semester at Davenport, you’ll take courses directly related to accounting, such as accounting foundations. In your second year of the associate accounting degree, your studies will intensify with accounting courses like accounting information technology, intermediate accounting, cost accounting, federal taxation and payroll and state tax. 

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

See our Recommended Program Sequences:

Earn your associate in accounting online with our Global Campus
of Davenport students receive a scholarship or gift aid that, unlike student loans, does not have to be repaid

Why pursue an associate degree in accounting at Davenport?

Davenport’s associate of accounting gives you a thorough understanding of the accounting field through rigorous courses and hands-on learning. You'll also gain knowledge from professors who hold key management positions at accounting firms. Graduate ready to land accounting jobs through the associate degree in accounting at Davenport. 

Experience the Davenport difference:

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Career-focused associate accounting degree

Prepare for a range of accounting jobs — from accounts receivable and accounts payable clerks to general accountants — through the associate of accounting at Davenport. 


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Real-world experience

Build your resume before you graduate with your associate of accounting with classroom projects and research experiences that build the skills you need to stand out for accounting jobs.


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Learn from some of the best

Work with highly credentialed accounting professors with doctoral degrees and professional certifications, many of whom also have careers in cost accounting and managerial accounting.   


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Make career connections

Develop professional relationships that could lead to accounting jobs through networking events and career fairs as well as job shadowing at public accounting firms and private companies. 


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Comprehensive associate of accounting degree

Take courses that introduce accounting theory and the business accounting cycle. Acquire both the technical knowledge and professional experience you need for accounting jobs around the world.


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Make a difference

Serve others and gain valuable accounting experience by providing free tax filing assistance for individuals and families through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).


Get started on your associate degree in accounting 

Explore the admissions requirements and then take the next step toward earning your associate accounting degree at Davenport University. 

Talk to an admissions advisor

Davenport’s admissions team is here to answer your questions. Please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at

Apply now or request more information

Start on the road to accounting jobs. Request more information or begin your application now.

Davenport programs related to the associate of accounting

Some programs require a student to complete a portion of their degree plan off-campus. 
View a full list of those programs and courses


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