Accounting opens doors in every kind of business coast-to-coast. It has always been considered the language and basic tool of business.

Interested in this program?

Why should I choose this program?

Do you enjoy understanding and affecting how a business is performing? Do numbers excite you? Accounting may be the career for you. Over the last two decades, the field has changed dramatically in response to many things including:

  • increased technology,
  • government regulations
  • tax law changes
  • global business models, and
  • corporate restructuring.

These complex factors ensure that accounting skills stay in-demand, and make for a dynamic career. As a trained accountant, you'll have countless job opportunities in today's business climate.

What skills will I learn and improve?

  • Problem-solving
  • Analysis
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Math
  • Organization

What are my career opportunities?

Median Salary

  • Tax Accountant
  • Payroll Accountant
  • Tax Preparer
  • Internal Auditor
  • Internal Audit Director
  • Revenue Tax Specialist
  • Financial Auditor

More career opportunities in this field can be found through the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Program features and benefits

  • Learn at your own pace:

    The Competency Based System offers students the ability to complete courses faster, or to repeat parts of the class if learning becomes difficult through a self-paced and teacher-supported lab environment

  • Transfer opportunities


Lists the faculty associated with this program and their contact information.

Patricia Little, M.B.A.
FT Faculty - Accounting