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As a student in our accounting program, you will be given the foundational skills needed to begin a successful entry-level career in a range of accounting employment opportunities, including both private and public accounting. Through our Associate of Applied Science in Accounting program, you will be taught:
With these skills, you may be qualified for a career as an account clerk, staff accountant, payroll specialist or internal auditor.
Learn more about our accounting program by downloading our program sheet.
Our Accounting Associate Degree program can prepare you for a range of different careers and positions within the financial industry. Potential employment opportunities with this degree include careers in accounting and finance, banking and financial support services, or account technology/technician and bookkeeping.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, you could earn $63,550 per year as an accountant or auditor, and as a bookkeeping, accounting or auditing clerk, you could make $35,170 per year.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics also mentions, “Employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 13 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. In general, employment growth of accountants and auditors is expected to be closely tied to the health of the overall economy. As the economy grows, these workers will continue to be needed to prepare and examine financial records.”
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