Accounting Technology

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The Accounting Technology Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program at Valencia College prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in the accounting field.

Accountants prepare the reports and schedules that guide companies in evaluating efficiency, controlling costs and increasing profitability. This Valencia College program focuses on the principles, procedures and theories of organizing and maintaining financial records and preparing financial reports. With training in the latest accounting and computer techniques, this program will give you an advantage in the business world.

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Program Details

Program Overview and Degree Requirements

Review course descriptions, important dates and deadlines and other program details in the official college catalog.


Related Certificates

Valencia College certificate programs can put you on the fast track to reaching your career goals. They are designed to equip you with a specialized skill set for immediate employment or career advancement. Most can be completed in one year or less.

Alternative Ways To Earn Credit

Did you know that you may already be eligible to receive college credit toward this program? Check out these opportunities:

  • Career Pathways - Receive college credit for Career Pathways credits earned in high school.
  • Industry Certifications – Receive college credit for approved Industry Certifications.
  • Technical College Programs – Receive college credit toward this program for completing an approved Orange Technical College program.

60 credits

You want to step up. We have a path to a bachelor’s.

More career options. Increased opportunities to advance in your field. A bachelor’s degree at 2/3 the cost of a Florida public university. The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Business and Organizational Leadership at Valencia College lets you build on your associate degree and prepare for a supervisory or management role in your field or the industry of your choice. Enroll with an associate degree or at least 60 credit hours. Contact a career program advisor to learn more.

Career Outlook

Learn How To

  • Enter data for cash management, payroll and invoice processing.
  • Prepare financial statements and reports.
  • Prepare budgets and forecasting.

Job Outlook

Central Florida is an area of high economic growth. There is a steady demand for skilled accounting professionals in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will drive job growth for accountants and auditors.

Potential Careers

  • Paraprofessional Accountant
  • Accounts Receivable Specialist
  • Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Payroll Specialist
  • Assistant Auditor
  • Tax Preparer
$30,000 - $38,000

Placement Rate

The average placement rate for Valencia College A.S. degree and certificate programs ranges between 90 – 95%, according to the latest FETPIP data.

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