Accounting

Earn your accounting degree fully online!

Bates Technical College fully online accounting program means you can earn your degree at your pace and your schedule.  Earn your associate in applied science degree in as little as four quarters!

The program design includes video instruction, hands-on training and provides you with instant feedback. Students receive training in many types of accounting such as financial, managerial, payroll, individual taxation and governmental accounting. Graduates are prepared for careers as accounting clerks, full charge bookkeepers, tax preparers, and small business accountants.

Valid identification is needed for enrollment and registration appointments. 

Contact Information:

Bob Traufler, Career Advisor

Online Campus

7:30AM – 4:00PM

Program Affiliations:

More about the program:

Accounting is the process that summarizes economic information about a business entity for use by decision makers. Users of this information include investors, creditors, management and government agencies. The accounting program at Bates Technical College provides training in many types of accounting; such as financial, managerial, payroll, individual taxation and governmental accounting. Graduates are prepared for careers as accounting clerks, full charge bookkeepers, tax preparers, and small business accountants. General Education courses provide training in understanding diversity in the workplace, effective oral and written communication and human relations skills.  

Degrees & Certificates:

  • Associate of Applied Science Transfer: Accounting
  • Certificate of Competency: Bookkeeping
  • CIP 52.0302

Program Lengths:

  • AAS degree program length: Six Quarters
  • AAST degree program length: Six Quarters
  • Certificate of Competency: 4 Quarters

Faculty and Other Contact Information:

Dave Alldredge

253-680-7107

dalldredge@batestech.edu

Note: Information is accurate as of its original posting date. The college reserves the right to edit, change, or update information as needed throughout the year. Up-to-date information is available in Student Services.

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Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

  • National Median Salary: $73,560
  • National Potential Annual Job Openings: 125,700

This information is based on data from O*Net, captured on June 2021.

ACBSP accreditation logo

This program is Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)-accredited. Read more about this program-specific accreditation.

Program Metrics

For a deeper look into our Graduation & Retention rates, visit our Graduation & Retention charts.

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