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Accounting

Program Overview

Accounting is a critical business function essential to every industry. Our program is designed to prepare you for a thriving career in this high-demand field, offering long-term job security and stability. We combine theoretical knowledge with practical, hands-on experience. Whether you’re drawn to the fast pace of finance, the creative energy of entertainment, or the mission of non-profits, an accounting degree can open doors in any industry.

AAS, Certificate, Diploma

$78K

Median annual wage

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Year to complete certificate

126K

New jobs each year for the next decade

REASONS TO ATTEND SAINT PAUL COLLEGE

Excellent pay in a career with lots of opportunity and growth.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the median annual salary for jobs within this field as $78,000. You could earn an estimated $60,000 right out of college. Not just great pay, but this career path has a lot of job opportunities. Over the next decade, there is an expected 4% increase in job opportunities. (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Understanding of how finances work for a business.

The Accounting program teaches you how to help businesses manage their finances. Learn the ins and outs of business finance management. We’ll teach you the skills you can apply to manage a business’s finances, whether working on the finance team or acting as a consultant for the business.

Better understanding of your own finances.

One of the great benefits of this field of study is a better understanding of your personal finances. This program teaches you the best practices for managing your finances. These helpful insights allow you to take greater control of your expenses and income.

Knowledge of preparing taxes.

Learn how to complete and file taxes for individuals and businesses. You’ll have a better understanding of tax laws and how to help future clients in a tax preparation career.

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Photo of student on campus.