Helping clients succeed by organizing and analyzing financial records
Key Program Features
Are you good with numbers? Accounting is a field where the management of numbers plays an important part in personal and business finances. In fact, sound accounting practices are vital for the success of a business. Businesses and organizations rely on accountants to ensure financial accuracy and efficiency of financial operations. LLCC’s accounting program is taught by faculty who are professional accountants themselves. Students can prepare to directly enter the workforce in basic accounting positions or transfer to a four-year university for a bachelor’s degree. LLCC’s accounting graduates are employed in such jobs as accounting managers, auditors, corporate accountants, fraud examiners and public accountants.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 11 percent through 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. The average annual median salary in May 2016 was $68,150. Advanced degrees and certification within a specific field of accounting increases job potential. Many accountants become Certified Public Accountants.
You can earn the following degrees at LLCC to start you on a successful career path in accounting. Read about the courses required for each degree program:
- Accounting Specialist • Associate in Applied Science – time to completion: 2 years
- Accounting • Associate in Arts – time to completion: 2 years
Investment in Your Future
Courses for accounting programs have a standard tuition rate. For the 2017-2018 academic year, these courses have an in-district rate of $121 per credit hour. Fees are $11 per credit hour. Get more information on tuition and fees.
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