Get the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. Be a part of one of the hottest career fields with projected job growth of 18 percent. Accounting offers you a great career with a world of opportunities and flexibility.
Course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, real estate, selling, and taxation. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.
Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.
This degree can be earned through traditional seated classes, totally online, or hybrid classes.
15 – 25
Learn the “language of business.” No matter where you live now or might live later, there is a need for accountants. Our students come directly from high school, from other vocations, or on re-entry into the workforce.
Employment: You will be prepared for positions in accounting and tax firms, small businesses, manufacturing companies, banks, hospitals, school systems and government agencies. Some of our graduates have their own successful businesses.
Salary: Salaries vary by region and increase with education and experience. The salary range locally is approximately $25,000 to $35,000 for entry level positions and the national median salary for experienced accountants is $54,630. This degree can be earned through traditional seated classes, totally online, or hybrid classes.
Tuition for students taking fewer than 16 semester hours is $76.00 per semester hour for in-state students and $268.00 per semester hour for out-of-state students. Students enrolled for six or more semester hours credit will be charged a $30 student activity fee and a $16 technology fee; those enrolled for less than six semester hours will be charged a $15 student activity fee and an $8 technology fee. No student activity will be charged during the Summer Term.