Bing Accounting Specialized Associate Degree Bradford School
Bradford School - Pittsburgh, PA

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Accounting professionals are important pillars in organizations. At Bradford School, we are proud to train students to enter this rewarding career.

Our accelerated 16-month Associate in Specialized Business degree program is designed so you can learn what is important, finish quickly, and enter your career field.

Our integrated curriculum quickly focuses on accounting principles, taxes, computerized accounting software, and the business skills that employers seek.

If you pass all of your classes each term, we promise that there will be space in classes you need when you need them.  Thus, you can finish on time and start your career.




At Bradford School, our accounting faculty has real-world experience, so they can teach principles and concepts that are important to employment success.  Class sizes are smaller, making it easier to get to know your instructors and get personal, one on one attention.  

With our Accounting program, you can learn about: 

  • Recording, reconciling, and analyzing financial transactions
  • Preparing financial reports for management
  • Processing receivables, payables, and payroll 
  • Using common accounting software
  • Preparing various corporate tax documents 

 Accounting and auditing professionals are employed in many industries, including firms that provide accounting, tax preparation, and payroll services.6


Bradford School offers a 16-month Associate in Specialized Business degree program which includes accounting instruction and other courses required for your degree.  We support our curriculum with student focused resources intended to help each student complete their program.  

Most classes are specific to preparing you for a successful accounting career!  To read course descriptions, download our school catalog.


  • Payroll  
  • Business Mathematics  
  • Accounting Principles      
  • Computerized Accounting 
  • Financial Analysis and Reporting 
  • Federal Income Tax  
  • Cost Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting 
  • Word Processing--Core
  • Electronic Spreadsheets  
  • Introduction to Database Management
  • Advanced Spreadsheets and Electronic Communications


 As a Bradford School graduate, our career placement department will help you start your career by finding the right job!  Accounting and auditing professionals are employed in many industries, including firms that provide accounting, tax preparation, and payroll services.  

 Bradford School graduates can work for: 

  • Accounting Firms
  • Banks & Mortgage companies
  • Insurance companies
  • Government offices 
  • Manufacturing companies 
  • Service companies


As long as you stay enrolled full-time at Bradford School, tuition rates will be frozen for you and will never go up from year to year.  There are a variety of financial aid programs available for those who qualify.