Program of Study

Course work includes accounting, auditing, taxation, computer applications, business law, economics, and general education courses. Cooperative education opportunities may be available. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.


Careers Available

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and government agencies.

Recommended Background and Skills

Strong math background, high school algebra strongly recommended, strong reading comprehension skills and basic computer skills.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Analytical and critical thinking skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills and adaptability to various work environments.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Accounting Associate in Applied Science Day A25100
Accounting Associate in Applied Science Evening A25100
Accounting Diploma Day D25100
Accounting Diploma Evening D25100

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Accounting Program, contact Phil Slater, Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7354 or pslater@forsythtech.edu.