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The Language of Business


Why choose this program?

Accounting provides you with the information and experience to make educated decisions in all of your endeavors. Most businesses and organizations depend on in-house or contracted accountants (or both) to measure performance and provide financial information and forecasts. Learn the rules and language that govern business. After all, money talks.

What will I experience?

  • Learn how to use, interpret, prepare and present financial statements that can be used to assist business planning and decision-making.
  • Understand and apply financial analysis techniques.
  • Examine the principles and procedures of federal and state income taxation
  • Learn how to properly prepare tax returns
  • Study costing systems, cost behavior and analysis, budgeting and performance evaluation.

What opportunities might it lead to?

An education in accounting can lead to a position preparing financial statements, balance sheets and tax returns at an accounting/CPA firm, small business, large corporation, financial institution, government agency or any number of organizations. This is also the foundation for four-year college studies in accounting.

Career opportunities include:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Business Consultant
  • Controller
  • Financial Manager, Officer
  • Personal Financial Adviser
  • Tax Collector
  • Tax Examiner
  • Tax Preparer
  • Treasurer

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