Accounting Administrative Assistant Degrees: Diploma & Online Courses

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An accounting administrative assistant diploma will train the student in computerized and manual accounting as well as develop their clerical or office skills. Read the following article to find out more.
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What is an Accounting Administrative Assistant Degree?

Earning a diploma in order to become an accounting administrative assistant will prepare students for handling a variety of different jobs in an office environment. Administrative assistants will help accounting managers by creating spreadsheets, budgets, and performing other office duties including training new employees.

Required Courses:

Accounting administrative assistants will have to learn not only basic accounting, but also how to manage an office and use certain types of computer software. Basic courses required include:

  • Business and technology
  • Interpersonal communications
  • Electronic transcription
  • Basic accounting

Skills Obtained:

The skills obtained from earning a diploma to become an accounting administrative assistant include organizational psychology, computer software certification, and marketing. Students will learn accounting terminology and will be an integral part in keeping the accounting department running efficiently.

Career Related Information

Reasons to Earn a Diploma to become an Accounting Administrative Assistant:

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov, there are many positions available for those who have office skills and a general understanding of accounting. As an administrative assistant, there will be many issues that will need to be reconciled. People who enjoy taking care of details and who like working with others are well-suited for this position.

Salary Information:

Those who earn a diploma to become an accounting administrative assistant can expect to earn $38,000 annually. There are many companies that will pay more depending on experience and skill level.

Economic Outlook and Growth of the Accounting Administrative Assistant Field:

As companies grow, there will be a greater need for those who can help keep accounting departments running smoothly.

Popular Schools

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    1. Saint Leo University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DBA: Business Administration
      • DBA: Business Administration
    Master's
      • MAcc: Accounting
      • MBA: Accounting
      • MBA: Business Administration
    Bachelor's
      • BA: Accounting
      • BA: Business Administration - Accounting
      • BA: Business Administration - Management
      • BA: Business Administration - Logistics
      • BA: Business Administration - Marketing
    Associate's
      • AA: Business Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Advanced Accounting
      • PhD in Business Admin - Advanced Accounting
      • PhD in Business Admin - Financial Management
      • Doctor of Business Admin - General Business
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Management
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Ohio Christian University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration - Accounting
      • Dual Degree - MBA & Masters of Ministry
      • Master of Arts in Leadership - Business Management
      • Master of Business Administration - Finance
      • Master of Business Administration
    Associate's
      • Associate of Arts in Business - Business Management
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Davenport University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Accountancy, MAcc
      • Finance Concentration, MBA
      • Master of Business Administration, MBA
    Bachelor's
      • Accounting, BBA
      • Business, BBA
      • Accounting Fraud Investigation, BBA
      • Finance, BBA
    Certificate
      • Managerial Accounting, GRC
      • Forensic Accounting, Graduate Certificate
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Advanced Accounting
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Health Care Administration
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Leadership
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Project Management
    Bachelor's
      • Accounting, B.S.
      • Business Administration, B.S.
      • Business Administration, B.S. - Emphasis in International Business
    Associate's
      • Business Administration, A.S.
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DBA - Management
    Master's
      • MBA: Accounting
      • MBA: Finance
      • MBA
      • MBA and MS in Leadership (Dual Degree)
      • MBA: Leadership
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master - Accounting
      • MS in Accounting- Tax Specialization
      • MS in Accounting - Audit Specialization
      • MS in Accounting - Government Specialization
      • MS in Accounting - Finance Specialization
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor: Accounting
      • Bachelor: Tax Accountancy
      • Bachelor: Managerial Accountancy
      • Bachelor: Auditing-Forensic Accountancy
      • BSBA - Investment
      • Bachelor: Public-General Accountancy
    Certificate
      • Executive Leader Graduate Certificate
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Post University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S. in Business Administration / Accounting
      • B.S. in Accounting
      • B.S. in Finance
    Associate's
      • A.S. in Accounting
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Biola University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Online BS in Business Management
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Liberty University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS: Accounting

Featured Schools

Saint Leo University

  • DBA: Business Administration
  • MAcc: Accounting
  • BA: Accounting
  • AA: Business Administration

What is your highest level of education completed?

Northcentral University

  • Doctor of Business Admin - Advanced Accounting
  • PhD in Business Admin - Advanced Accounting
  • PhD in Business Admin - Financial Management

What is your highest level of education?

Ohio Christian University

  • Master of Business Administration - Accounting
  • Dual Degree - MBA & Masters of Ministry
  • Associate of Arts in Business - Business Management

What is your highest level of education completed?

Davenport University

  • Master of Accountancy, MAcc
  • Accounting, BBA
  • Managerial Accounting, GRC

What is your highest level of education completed?

Colorado Christian University

  • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Advanced Accounting
  • Accounting, B.S.
  • Business Administration, A.S.

What is your highest level of education completed?

Grand Canyon University

  • DBA - Management
  • MBA: Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education

What is your highest level of education?

Purdue University Global

  • Master - Accounting
  • Bachelor: Accounting
  • Executive Leader Graduate Certificate

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Post University

  • B.S. in Business Administration / Accounting
  • B.S. in Accounting
  • A.S. in Accounting

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