ATTENTION: This program has been inactivated by the Department for Fall 2018 and will no longer be available for new student enrollments. Interested new students should review the Business AAS program (major code #1516) - new Fall 2018 - which contains an accounting concentration.
Does the idea of helping others achieve financial success inspire you? Do you enjoy helping businesses solve problems using accepted accounting principles? If this sounds like you, a career in the accounting field may be the perfect match for your interests and skills. Our Accounting Program can be the path you take to get there.
By completing our program and earning your Associate in Arts (AA) in Accounting, you’ll be prepared for entry-level positions or ready to transfer your credits to a four-year school.
What can I do with this in the workforce?
After completing our program, you’ll have the specialty skills and knowledge you need to enter the workforce. Many graduates go on to work in banks, accounting firms, government service and the private sector. As a graduate from HACC, you’ll be eligible to obtain an entry-level position and work in:
You’re most likely to succeed in this career if you:
What is the average salary?
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What is HACC’s program like?
Innovatively YOURS, our experienced instructors provide you with the foundation you need to succeed in this evolving field. You will have the opportunity to take courses to prepare you for the Pennsylvania Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.
Also, you will:
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accredits HACC’s Accounting AA program. Since 1992, ACBSP has been the only nationally recognized organization that grants regional accreditation to two- and four-year colleges and universities.
What classes will I take?
Can I transfer my credits to a four-year college or university?
Our programs are designed so you can transfer credits to a wide variety of four-year colleges and universities with no loss of credit. However, each college has its own unique program. We encourage you to select a four-year school as soon as possible. This will allow you to learn the transfer college’s program requirements so you can take the proper classes at HACC.
|Albright College -Accelerated Degree Program:||General Program Course Equivalencies (pdf)
|Bloomsburg University of PA:||Bachelor of Applied Science Technical Leadership (ONLINE & campus) (pdf)
|Central Penn College:||Accounting into Accounting (ONLINE & campus) (pdf)
|Drexel University:||Accounting into Business Administration (pdf)
|Elizabethtown College -Accelerated Degree Program:||Accounting into Accounting (pdf)
|Franklin University Online:||Franklin University Bachelor Degrees (ONLINE) (pdf)
|Messiah College:||Accounting (pdf)
|Pennsylvania College of Technology:||Accounting (pdf)
Where can I complete this program?
You can complete the entire program at our Harrisburg, Lancaster and York campuses. The program can also be completed at the Gettysburg Campus by taking some courses through Virtual Learning.
Does HACC offer scholarships?
Yes! Thanks to approximately 200 scholarships available through the HACC Foundation, you have the opportunity to earn free money for your tuition. Before you submit your application, please review the application guidelines at hacc.edu/Scholarships.
When can I apply?
Anytime! We offer spring, summer and fall classes, and you can submit your application online. When you apply, please include the unique code for our Accounting Program. Including program code 1460 on your application ensures you apply to the correct program.
How can I learn more?
To learn more about our program and your career opportunities, please contact Jason Neilsen, interim department chair, or an admissions counselor. You may also request more information online. With HACC on your side, you’ll have the support you need to achieve your career goals.