Accounting is a core program for any educational institution that is serious about business, and it's no different at National American University. The Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting provides specialized education for various entry-level positions in the accounting profession. It's also designed for easy transfer into the bachelor's degree in accounting. Graduates of this program can expect to find employment as accounting technicians, payroll clerks, bookkeepers, or clerical assistants in business, government or non-profit organizations. With experience, graduates may qualify for more advanced positions, such as payroll supervisors, lead accountants or tax specialists.