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Accounting (AAS Degree)


  • Classes run 75 weeks
  • Employment opportunities for accountants are expected to grow by 13% through 2022
  • Textbooks and student supplies are included in the cost of tuition for this program

Believing in your Real-World Success

At IOT, your accounting education equips you for day one of your job role with a practical toolbox of skills and knowledge. Our well-rounded curriculum emphasizes everything from basic money management skills to business law. Find out more about what a career in accounting can do for you!

Your program benefits

We want to give you every advantage in your learning experience, so we always include the cost of your textbooks and supplies in your accounting programs so you can focus on preparing for your objectives beyond the classroom.

What can I do?

Graduates of IOT’s accounting degree program have the opportunity to pursue a wide range of exciting roles in this area, including:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Billing clerk
  • Payroll clerk

Where can I work?

Whether your interest is in supporting the management of financial activity recordkeeping in a government or private sector, you can take on a role across many industry areas, such as:*

  • Professional, scientific and technical services
  • Retail trade
  • Wholesale trade
  • Healthcare and social assistance
  • Finance and insurance
  • Other


Hours of Instruction/Program Length

This program is 1,500 hours and 112 quarter credit hours. Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 75 weeks. An Independent Study component is included. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Campuses offering our Accounting Associate degree program: 

Program Performance

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 75%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 100%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2013 and February 28, 2014 are included in this calculation. 16.7% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 42%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

Occupational Outcomes: Bookkeeper, Billing Clerk, Payroll Clerk (SOC Codes 43-3021, 43-3031, 43-3051)

Median Federal Loan Amount: $11,290.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00
Tuition and Fees: $27,825.00 (Books and supplies included)
Credit Hours: 112 quarter credit hours