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Associate in Accounting (TrineOnline)

Trine University, United States


Next enrollment cycle

August 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 11,970

Course Accredited By


  • 2 Years
  • Online
  • Undergraduate
  • Associate Degree

An Associate Degree in Accounting prepares you for immediate entry into the accounting field. The ACBSP-accredited online program offers a foundation of accounting knowledge and competencies as well as technical, managerial, communication and leadership skills.

Courses in this degree program apply to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting Major and serve as a the perfect starting point to earning your bachelor's degree.

The Experience

As a student in the fully online accounting program, you will learn from faculty with experience from all over the world who bring real-life experience into their academic teaching. Our faculty comes from various walks of life as entrepreneurs, officers within financial institutions, Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), lawyers, engineers, teachers and leaders of corporations, for-profit and non-profit organizations.

The Results

As a graduate of the online associate in accounting program, you will be prepared for roles such as an accounts receivable clerk, accounting assistant, billing clerk, bookkeeper, payroll clerk and more. This program is especially appropriate for positions in businesses that require a small, but knowledgeable accounting staff.

Enrollment Cycles

  • August 2023
  • January 2024
  • May 2024

To be admitted to Trine University's TrineOnline, you will need to submit the following:

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts showing evidence of graduation from an accredited high school or
  • acceptable score on the General Education Development (GED) exam
  • Official transcripts from ALL post–secondary schools attended
  • You will be contacted by a director of admission to help guide you through the process and help you secure your transcripts. 

Total Credit Hours - 60

General Education - 22 credit hours

• ENG 103 English Compensation I

• ENG 113 English Composition II

• ECO 213 Microeconomics

  or ECO 223 Macroeconomics

• MA 113 College Algebra

• SP 203 Effective Speaking

• Humanities Elective - 3 credit hours

• Science Elective - 3 credit hours

• Mathematics or Science Elective - 1 credit hour

Program Requirements - 30 credit hours

• AC 203 Accounting I

• AC 213 Accounting II

• BA 123 Business Concepts

• LAW 203 Business Law I

• MK 203 Marketing

• AC 303 Cost Accounting

• AC 323 Intermediate Accounting I

• AC 333 Intermediate Accounting II

• AC 373 Accounting information Systems

• AC 423 Personal Income Tax

  or AC 463 Auditing

Additional Requirements - 8 credit hours

• BA 101/UE 101 University Experience (Main Campus students)

  or UE 111 Online Learning Orientation (TrineOnline students)

• BA 201 Professional Development & Strategies

Select two of the following courses:

• BA 113 Business Applications

  and/or COM 213 Business Communication

  and/or PSY 113 Psychology

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