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Business Administration: Accounting FAQ

How do I know if a Concentration in Accounting is the right focus for me?

Do you have a knack for crunching numbers? Do you pay attention to detail and possess strong interpersonal skills? A Business Administration degree with a Concentration in Accounting could be just what you’re seeking.

What will I learn in by choosing Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting?

Our accounting concentrations will give you a solid foundation in accounting concepts, techniques, and software. This is important to the financial health of a company. While studying accounting, you will also learn about business and the impact of accounting transactions. Your new skills will allow you to perform accounting responsibilities in the general journal and ledger, accounts payable and accounts receivable, payroll, summary reporting, and financial statements.

Where can I find work as an accountant?

Numerous opportunities exist for graduates with an Associate Degree in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting. Businesses of any size depend on bookkeepers, accounting clerks and auditing clerks to keep accurate financial records. Graduates are employed by companies, organizations, non-profit organizations, educational settings, healthcare, service organizations, and government.

What is the outlook for those looking for a career in accounting?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in accounting are projected to rise 10 percent through 2018. Even in a weak economy there is a need for accounting personnel. Financial transactions and other business activities require recordkeeping. Therefore, accounting is essential to the successful operation of any business.

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