Accountants support most functions that are necessary for a business' success. Typical responsibilities of accountants can include:
In addition, a degree in accounting can open a career in consulting or a position in a diverse array of industries.
Accounting is often cited as one of the best majors for strong job prospects. In 2012, The U.S. Department of Labor predicted that jobs in accounting will grow by over 13 percent in the next 10 years. The following contains the Department of Labor link highlighting current growth information:
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The Accounting program at CLC offers students two types of degrees and two certificates. Which you should choose will depend on your goals.
Learn more about program options in Accounting.
Why Choose CLC?
Our accounting faculty bring real-world experience from the business world into the classroom, and our internships offer students the opportunity to get resume-building experience in their sophomore year, earlier than is typically available at four-year institutions. Additionally, evidence of the quality of our program is found in the competitive success of our Professional Accounting Certificate students in passing the CPA exam on their first sitting—consistently almost an 80% higher pass rate than the national average.
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