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Associate in Applied Science

Certificates Available


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About the Program

Accounting is the language of business. With a foundation in accounting principles, you can learn the practical skills necessary to pursue a career in finance, bookkeeping, accounting, and more. You will learn how to create, maintain, and audit detailed and accurate systems in both private and public accounting.

What can I do with this degree?

Whether your goal is to transfer to a four-year college or university or you plan to jump into the workforce after graduation, the Accounting program at RVC has you covered. 

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Program Pathways

Students should meet with an Academic Advisor to develop a clear pathway leading to a seamless transfer experience or transition to the workforce. For additional possibilities that may require an advanced degree or certification, make an appointment with an Academic Advisor.

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Graduates of this degree (or program) have limited transfer options.  Students are advised to contact the institution to which they plan to transfer to ensure course transfer credit availability.  Students should also consult with an academic advisor, or the Dean or Academic Chair of the Accounting program.  

In addition to the Associate in Applied Science, students also have the option to pursue two certificates:

  • Accounting/Income Tax Fundamentals
  • Professional Bookkeeper

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