The numbers don’t lie—accounting is a profession that can take you anywhere. Our program can tip the percentages for success in your favor and start you on the path to business leadership.

Open Up A World of Diverse Opportunities

Accounting isn’t just about taxation and auditing. An accounting degree can open the doors to many diverse roles, such as management accounting, forensic accounting, business analysis, risk management and payroll, just to name a few. As the backbone of a company, accountants can work in nearly any industry too, giving this career maximum flexibility.

Be Always In Demand

Accounting is a critical function in any organization. Businesses will always need people to manage their finances and ensure that they are running smoothly, no matter the state of the economy. Accountants typically make more money on average than other workers and earning potential increases with experience. 

Job Market Outlook

Gain Highly Transferrable Skills

Becoming an accountant will equip you with many transferrable skills right at the start of your career. You’ll develop technical skills, such as report writing and working with specialized computer programs, as well as soft skills like communication, flexibility and teamwork. You can take these skills and apply them to any industry, locally or globally.

Match Your Program to Your Goals 

We offer two associate degree programs and a certification option. 

The associate degree program provides a solid business foundation to build upon toward a bachelor’s degree in fields such as accounting, economics and mathematics. The program is offered in part-time and full-time formats.

OCC graduates go on to earn:

  • Bachelor’s degrees
  • MBAs
  • Certifications as CPAs and CMAs

Associate Degrees

Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting
Business and accounting basics, including statistics and economics (60-64 credits):

Online Option
Identical to the in-person ACC.ABA, can be pursued part-time (60-64 credits):

Certificate in General Accounting

The certificate in general accounting provides entry-level accounting skills that employers seek. Upon completion, start an entry-level career in accounting or continue on to complete an associate in business administration degree or an associate in business administration with a concentration in accounting.

Program Plans

Learn from Our Deep Bench

With over two dozen instructors in business, management, economics, and accounting, OCC’s business program gives you a depth and breadth of experience you won’t find elsewhere. Gain from our experience.

Why Choose Accounting at OCC?

Whether you want to pursue an associate degree or certificate, you can expect an education that goes beyond knowing how to crunch numbers. At OCC, we offer:

  • Affordable tuition
  • Small class sizes
  • Expert faculty members who can serve as mentors in your field
  • Career services, counseling, and support programs

Get Started Today!

Ready to begin your studies? Get started now: 

  • Apply to OCC. If you’re not already an OCC student, create a profile and complete our online application.
  • On the application select the degree program ‘Accounting’.
  • Existing OCC students can update their academic program using the Student Update Information Request form.