Master of Business Administration
There’s a place for an accountant in every business, in every industry; public accounting, government, private industries. Even privately owned, small family businesses need accounting.– Carla Spalding Baker Accounting Program
The Accounting program offers advanced accounting classes for managers that have undergraduate degrees in accounting and want to take additional classes in subjects that are critical in their work.
In this program, you will gain a balanced, broad education with an in-depth understanding of the theoretical and practical concepts of accounting.
Program requirements: A minimum of 16 quarter hours of undergraduate accounting, which includes at least eight quarter hours of principles of accounting and at least four hours of intermediate accounting.
- The average annual salary for Accountants is about $54,500.
- Salaries increase to an average of $57,000 for tax preparation accountants, and an average of $47,200 for accountants working for state government.
- Employment opportunities for Accountants are expected to grow 18 percent by 2016, which is faster than average.
- Faster-than-average growth of Accountant and Auditor jobs will result from an increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and greater scrutiny of company finances.
- There will be growing demand for forensic accountants due to an increased focus on investigating financial crimes.