Associate of Applied Business in Accounting

Learn Accounting Fundamentals with an Associate Degree

Strayer University’s Associate of Applied Business in Accounting (AABAC) provides great insight into the business world, as well as a challenging and stimulating curriculum that will prepare you for a career in accounting.

An accountant's role is to analyze the inner workings of a business from a solid data perspective. For a person interested in an accounting career, learning how to understand these essentials is critical. At Strayer, you will:

  • Learn core concepts and principles for preparing data, tracking financial records, analyzing financial statements, handling payroll, billing and other critical tasks.
  • Develop communication, critical-thinking, and quantitative competencies, and strengthen your understanding of the global economy.
  • Increase your professional net worth, and start on a path toward career advancement.

Coursework prepares students for positions in business and government, such as bookkeeper, accounts receivable or payable clerk, and other entry-level positions.

The Strayer associate degree in accounting also lays the foundation to pursue a bachelor's or master's in accounting to further your knowledge and skill set.

Accreditation Matters

School of Business ACBSP Accreditation Strayer University's College of Business is accredited by ACBSP, a leading specialized accreditation association for business education.


Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 267-284-5000), which is one of the six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. The Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.