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Can someone with an associate degree in accounting call themselves an accountant in the US?
 
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Sadly, anyone can call themselves an accountant. The term accountant is not regulated and does not even require any accounting degree, experience or other qualifications that a "qualified" accountant needs to fulfil.
 
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Getting a job AS an accountant on the other hand tends to require a basic level of competency in the field....

Most of the time.
 
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Certainly Yes to bklynboy reply. But see, in US the equivalent to a Chartered Accountant is called a Certified Public Accountant (CPA.), officially ;)
 

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