The NHTI Accounting program offers an associate degree, advanced certificate, and basic certificate to prepare you for entry-level positions in accounting and business. Accounting is a critical component of every type and size of business and industry including government, healthcare, education, not-for-profit, and military organizations. Accounting employees provide much of the information used by these organizations to make critical financial decisions.
We offer credit transfer options to 4-year colleges and universities. This program can also be completed entirely online or accelerated online!
Apply for this program today on our Admissions page with step-by-step instructions and enrollment pathways build just for you!
Applicants are required to have taken a high school Algebra I course with a grade of C or higher, or NHTI’s MATH092C with a grade of C or higher.
Career potential is excellent with an associate degree in accounting, which is a critical component of every type and size of business and industry. Accounting employees provide much of the information used by organizations to make critical financial decisions. Graduating with an A.S. in Accounting will prepare students for jobs in the following professions (not an inclusive list):
- Accounts payable/receivable clerk
- Tax preparer
- Billing/accounting/auditing clerk
Spring Session I
Students who completed a non-Mindfulness Communication version of a course at another institution may be waived from the MC version of the courses at NHTI. NHTI students who wish to opt-out of the Mindfulness Communication coursework may contact the department chair.
Our accounting associate degree is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business School and Programs.
Program Learning Outcomes
It is the mission of the Accounting department to prepare students for:
- Competitive eligibility for entry-level jobs in the accounting field
- Transfer to baccalaureate programs
- Advancement in their current jobs
At the completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in accurately observing and organizing financial data.
- Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate the use of accounting principles and procedures as they apply to the recording and reporting of financial information.
- Demonstrate proficiency in valuing, recording, and reporting the business entity’s assets, liabilities, and equity.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of financial data in planning, controlling, and evaluating entity performance.
- Appreciate the importance of deadlines to the profession.
- Understand professional responsibilities in the workplace.
- Communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
- Complete tasks in a timely fashion.
- Demonstrate proficiency in basic computer applications, including Excel.