Accounting Degree at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC)

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Accounting Degree

The accounting program at Estrella Mountain Community College prepares students for a career as a staff accountant, public accountant, tax accountant, financial analyst, business analyst, financial reporting manager, and controller. The program focuses on accounting and related business functions. Program courses include: accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, and professional standards and ethics. Get more details below including other Arizona colleges that offer accounting degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Accounting Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Estrella Mountain Community College has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate1
Associate's Degree2

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male2
Female1

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
White3

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Accounting program at Estrella Mountain Community College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Accountants

Description

Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, accountants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 15.7% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ
    • Total Employment: 13,060
    • Average Hourly Rate: $31.32
    • Average Annual Salary: $65,140

Budget Analysts

Description

Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, budget analysts employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.4% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ
    • Total Employment: 680
    • Average Hourly Rate: $33.03
    • Average Annual Salary: $68,700

Credit Analysts

Description

Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with credit information for use in decision making.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, credit analysts employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.7% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ
    • Average Hourly Rate: $36.69
    • Average Annual Salary: $76,300

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Accounting Programs in Arizona

Accounting programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Glendale Community College

Glendale, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (C)
  • Bookkeeping (C)

Brookline College - Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (A)

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 140 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Phoenix College

Phoenix, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (C,A)

Ottawa University - Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

South Mountain Community College

Phoenix, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Accounting (C,A)

GateWay Community College

Phoenix, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (C,A)

University of Phoenix - Phoenix - Hohokam Campus

Phoenix, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 31 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (M)
  • Accounting and Business and Management (M)

Rio Salado College

Tempe, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 33 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (C,A)

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 360 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

  • Phone: (623) 935-8888

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (623) 935-8940

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Overall Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

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