Accountants oversee the accurate and efficient operation of business by assessing financial statements, preparing tax returns, managing payroll and much more. Since accountants are central to almost all organizational operations, they are often consulted to make business decisions and to find ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues and improve profits. Getting your start in accounting can lead to a successful business career.

Sullivan’s streamlined Administrative Accounting Specialist Diploma quickly and efficiently prepares graduates to launch an accounting career.


Sullivan’s Administrative Accounting Specialist Diploma prepares graduates for entry-level positions as junior accountants or accounting technicians professionals.

  • Sullivan’s accounting programs follow a stair-step progression that makes it easy for you to move forward with your education at your own pace. Begin with the diploma to gain an entry-level accounting position, progress to the associate degree to acquire additional skills and then go for the bachelor’s degree to prepare for management roles. An MBA with an accounting concentration can then take you even farther, equipping you for senior-level management positions and additional certifications.
  • You can choose to take all your Administrative Accounting Specialist Diploma courses online, on campus or a combination of both.
  • Our talented faculty team brings quality instruction to every course, incorporating hands-on learning experiences along with real-world applications in the classroom. Our faculty includes scholars, consultants, entrepreneurs and practitioners who bring their A game to class and encourage you to bring yours too!

52 Credit Hours
Length: 9 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course Titles Credit Hours
Total Credit Hours 52
ACT 101 Principles of Accounting I 4
ACT 102 Principles of Accounting II 4
ACT 103 Principles of Accounting III 4
ACT 111 Computerized Accounting 4
ACT 121 Payroll Accounting 4
BUS 224 Professional Development 4
CSC 118 Computer Applications I 4
CSC 218 Computer Applications II 4
ENG 101 Composition I 4
ENG 102 Composition II 4
FYE 101 Information Literacy 4
MGT 114 Business Organization and Management 4
MTH 101 College Mathematics 4

What qualities should an Administrative Accounting Specialist Diploma student have?

This one-academic-year career specialization program would appeal to the graduate who needs to prepare quickly for an entry-level position.


Start Your Career in as Little as 18 Months.

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