The average individual with some college education earns about 19% more than a person who has only completed high school*. Click on the "Go" button to get started on your career training.
* SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Study, Current Annual Social and Economic Supplement http://www.census.gov/cps
You can learn the theoretical concepts and practical applications of accounting, as well as the data and information processing skills necessary to succeed in this exciting industry.
As you know, strong problem-solving, mathematic and analytical skills are essential to success in the accounting field. And this Accounting program can provide you with the training to be prepared in these areas.
Accounting Class Training
The Accounting program may include training in the following:
As with other industries, technology plays an integral role in the accounting field. So, you'll also take classes in computer applications and spreadsheets.
Accounting Career Opportunities
Job openings in the accounting field are predicted to increase over the next few years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.* Now is the time to position yourself for this trend by making sure you have a solid knowledge and understanding of the accounting profession.
Some career opportunities include:
Upon graduation, you'll receive an Associate of Science (AS) Degree in Accounting. Although no different from an AS degree, some states may award an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree.
Programs may vary by campus. Please refer to the school catalog available at the campus in your area for specific program information.* Adapted from the Professional and Related Occupations - Accountants and Auditors and Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks sections [http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos001.htm#outlook and http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos144.htm#outlook] of the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Your own hard work, professionalism, experience, work attitude, local market data and other factors may impact your personal employment opportunities and pay.
* Schedules subject to change. Program versions may vary by campus. Please contact the campus for current programs and schedules.
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