Great Bay’s Accounting degree provides a foundation in economics, law, management, finance, and information technologies. The program focuses on providing students with the accounting skills needed to meet current job requirements as well as the necessary analytical skills needed to be successful in business through hands-on learning and real-world experience.
Why Great Bay?
The faculty in the accounting program are experienced, well-educated and care about the success of their students. They are committed to the program and their profession and strive for excellence in both education and business. They employ the latest technical reporting requirements in their curriculum and engage the latest technology available in their teaching.
The Accounting curriculum is continuously evaluated, modified and improved to remain current with ever-changing rules, laws, and technology. The accounting program focuses on providing the student with the accounting skills needed to meet current job requirements as well as the necessary analytical skills needed to be successful in business. The Accounting degree provides a foundation in economics, law, management, finance, and information technologies.
Accounting graduates are prepared for employment in entry-level accounting/bookkeeping positions or can transfer to a four-year institution in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. Accounting careers include public accounting, private industry accounting, government and non-profit accounting, international accounting, financial analysis, credit analysis, cost accounting, tax accounting, consulting, advising, auditing and forensic accounting among many other possibilities. There are a variety of exciting, challenging and rewarding career opportunities for those with an accounting degree.
- Public Accounting
- Private Industry Accounting
- Government and Non-profit Accounting
- International Accounting
- Financial Analysis
- Cost Accounting
- Tax Accounting
- Auditing and Forensic Accounting
There are a variety of exciting, challenging, and rewarding career opportunities for those with an accounting degree.
Payroll & Timekeeping Clerk
The careers listed above may require additional education beyond an associate degree. For more information about the outlook and trends, please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics: www.bls.gov.