Accounting Degree at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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Accounting Degree

The accounting program at Palo Alto 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 Texas 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. PAC offers an associate's degree program in accounting.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male5
Female13

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Hispanic12
White6

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Accounting program at Palo Alto 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

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 7,010
    • Average Hourly Rate: $33.35
    • Average Annual Salary: $69,360

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

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 580
    • Average Hourly Rate: $33.15
    • Average Annual Salary: $68,950

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

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 370
    • Average Hourly Rate: $30.39
    • Average Annual Salary: $63,210

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 Texas

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,...)

Our Lady of the Lake University - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)
  • Accounting and Finance (B,M)

St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Trinity University

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Hallmark College of Technology - Hallmark College of Aeronautics

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (C)

The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M,D)

Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Schreiner University

Kerrville, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Saint Edward's University

Austin, TX
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)
  • Bookkeeping (B,M)

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