College of Applied and Technical Studies

About This Program

The Associate of Applied Business degree in Accounting Technology provides students with a broad range of practical accounting and communication skills and teamwork experience. These combined skills prepare students for immediate entry into the accounting technology field in numerous environments, including manufacturing, retail, service and governmental organizations.

The degree program articulates with select bachelor's degrees at Kent State.

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • Fully online
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Ashtabula Campus
    • East Liverpool Campus
    • Trumbull Campus
    • Tuscarawas Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

  • -5.7% decline
  • 1,673,600 number of jobs
  • $42,410 potential earnings

Brokerage clerks

  • 3.8% about as fast as the average
  • 48,600 number of jobs
  • $55,270 potential earnings

Payroll and timekeeping clerks

  • -4.5% decline
  • 149,800 number of jobs
  • $47,020 potential earnings

Tax preparers

  • -0.6% little or no change
  • 88,400 number of jobs
  • $44,300 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.