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College of Applied and Technical Studies
Associate of Applied Business in Accounting Technology

Associate of Applied Business in Accounting Technology

Course Delivery

100% online

Total Credits

63

Approximate Program Cost

$12,400

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Credits earned may apply toward the Bachelor of Science in Technology

*Based on 12-18 semester hours for a full-time student, completing program in 4 semesters.

Program Overview

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.

Program Structure

  • 63 minimum total credit hours
  • 21 courses

Admissions Requirements

The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago.

Freshman Students on the Kent Campus: The freshman admission policy on the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends. The Admissions Office at the Kent Campus may defer the admission of students who do not meet admissions criteria but who demonstrate areas of promise for successful college study. Deferred applicants may begin their college coursework at one of seven regional campuses of Kent State University. For more information on admissions, including additional requirements for some academic programs, visit the admissions website for new freshmen.

Freshman Students on the Regional Campuses: Kent State campuses at Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas, as well as the Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, have open enrollment admission for students who hold a high school diploma, GED or equivalent. For more information on admissions, contact the Regional Campuses admissions offices.

English Language Proficiency Requirements for International Students: All international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning a minimum 525 TOEFL score (71 on the Internet-based version), minimum 75 MELAB score, minimum 6.0 IELTS score or minimum 48 PTE score, or by completing the ESL level 112 Intensive Program. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.

Transfer, Transitioning and Former Students: For more information about admission criteria for transfer, transitioning and former students, please visit the admissions website.

Important Dates

Aug
27

Classes Begin

Fall 2020 Semester

Oct
15

Fall Break

Fall Break

Jan
19

Classes Begin

Spring 2021 Semester

Courses

Courses for the online AAB in Accounting Technology prepare students to work in the accounting technology field across a range of industries. Topics include financial accounting, managerial accounting, accounting software, tax preparation, cost accounting and general business fundamentals. All students must also take a set of non-major courses in economics, communication, technical writing and math, as well as 9 credit hours of electives selected from the disciplines of accounting technology, business management technology, information technology and office technology.

 

All undergraduate students must also complete courses that satisfy the Kent State university requirements in order to graduate.

 

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Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents Out of State
Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Program Cost Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Program Cost
$283 lower division
$331.20 upper division
$849 lower division
$993.60 upper division
Approximate Cost: $12,400 $293 lower division
$341.20 upper division
$879 lower division
$1,023.60 upper division
Approximate Cost: $13,000

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $12 per credit hour. Program tuition and costs are estimated and subject to change.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.

The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

Attention Regional Campus Students: There is an additional $155.75 per credit hour instructional fee for lower division and $107.10 per credit hour for upper division fully online regional campus courses. This fee excludes online courses associated exclusively with the Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Technical Studies and Associate of Applied Business programs.

Additional out-of-state surcharge for students enrolled in an online program: All Undergraduate—All Campuses: $10/hr.

 

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