If your goal is to become a CPA for a big firm or simply to help people complete their taxes each spring, an accounting concentration within the business administration associate degree program may be the perfect choice for you. Our accounting degree can be earned as a quick path to employability or as the first step toward a bachelor's degree.
The business associate degree with accounting concentration offers a sequence of courses that prepares students for a career in the challenging field of accounting, while still educating you on the basics of economics, management, and marketing. The business division also recognizes the importance of basic communication and mathematics, and significant amount of coursework in the program focuses on the development of these skills.
What can I do with this degree?
Possible career paths will include:
Accounting data entry
- Payroll processing
Accounts receivable/payable clerk
- Purchasing agent
Other MNE alum have gone on to earn a bachelor's degree at Mercyhurst's Erie Campus and other four-year institutions. Our Internal Transfer Coordinator can help you determine if a move to Mercyhurst's Erie Campus is right for you.