Two ways to learn, on-campus or online
An accounting degree is a solid foundation for any number of business careers, including traditional accounting positions as well as legal studies, banking, and careers with the FBI and other agencies. Many accountants pursue graduate education in diverse fields or earn professional recognition through certification and designation to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Financial Planner (CFP).
Accounting is the study of how businesses track their income and assets over time. Here are some typical activities accountants engage in:
▪ Preparing financial statement
▪ Recording business transactions
▪ Analyzing business performance
▪ Determining costs and efficiencies to guide business decisions
▪ Participating in strategic planning
▪ Planning tax strategy
▪ Managing health care benefits
Is accounting the right fit for me?
If you want to join the business world as an energetic problem solver and consultant on business strategies and financial operations, you may want to consider the field of accounting. Accountants should be excellent communicators, critical thinkers, technologically savvy, leaders, decision makers, and strategic thinkers.
Certified Internal Auditor
Chief Financial Officer - CFO
Below are links to the curriculum sheet that show the courses you will take and the current two-year schedule of when accounting courses are offered.