Accounting Degree at Davenport University

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Accounting Degree

The accounting program at Davenport University 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 Michigan 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. Davenport University has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Post-Masters Certificate

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Associate's Degree27
Bachelor's Degree129
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate3
Post-Masters Certificate10

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male60
Female109

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian2
Black13
Hispanic3
White126
Unknown17

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Accounting program at Davenport University, 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

  • Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
    • Total Employment: 3,540
    • Average Hourly Rate: $34.32
    • Average Annual Salary: $71,380

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

  • Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
    • Total Employment: 70
    • Average Hourly Rate: $34.16
    • Average Annual Salary: $71,060

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

  • Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
    • Total Employment: 70
    • Average Hourly Rate: $28.74
    • Average Annual Salary: $59,770

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 Michigan

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,...)

Calvin College

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Aquinas College

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)
  • Accounting and Finance (B)

Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Kuyper College

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Hope College

Holland, MI
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)
  • Accounting and Business and Management (B)

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Baker College of Muskegon

Muskegon, MI
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (A,B)
  • Bookkeeping (A,B)

Olivet College

Olivet, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Lansing Community College

Lansing, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (A)
  • Bookkeeping (A)

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  • Phone: (616) 732-1200

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