From Walmart to Wall Street, Accounting is the Foundation for Business at Every Level
In accounting, skilled employees take care of financial bookkeeping, handle payroll, and maintain accounts payable or accounts receivable activity.
American National University’s Accounting diploma program is designed to prepare you to become proficient in fundamental business practices with an emphasis on general accounting and business principles.
Skillsets in accounting can advance you in many different career fields such as healthcare, management, and more.
Your Learning Experience
Gain an understanding of the role and function of topics such as financial management, valuation of investments, cost of capital, capital structure, dividends, and capital budgeting.
Become familiar with using computers and software applications to apply the basic principles and procedures of accrual accounting.
Gain entry-level proficiency in programs such as spreadsheet applications.
Learn about audit reporting, auditing standards, techniques, and procedures.
Throughout the curriculum, your program will focus on critical thinking and technology skills.
The material learned throughout this program can be put to immediate use in your current workplace and can serve as a strong foundation to build on if you decide to switch your career path.
As a skill credential, this certificate program has been created to provide additional training to accompany your existing degree(s) to make you stand out in the workplace. An earned associate’s degree or higher from an accredited institution is required to be enrolled in any skill credential program.
Convenience and flexibility – With day and evening classes¹ you have the flexibility to work as you earn your degree.
Personal attention – You’re not just a face in a crowd, our small class sizes allow for personal attention from instructors.
Career professionals as instructors – With current and relevant curricula, you will learn from instructors with real-world field experience who will guide and mentor you.
Career services – Our career services team starts to help you before you graduate with your resume, cover letters, interviewing techniques and how to search for great career opportunities.
Alumni benefits – Our support doesn’t end at graduation, as an alumnus you will have access to our career services and refresher² courses available throughout your career.
¹While widely available, not all courses are available at all class times or offered every term. Check with a University Student Services representative.
²Refresher training is tuition-free for qualified students. Additional costs such as lab fees, books and supplies are the responsibilities of the student. Retraining is limited to the program from which the student graduated and is subject to space available.