Accounting Degree at Syracuse University (SU)

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Accounting Degree

The accounting program at Syracuse 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 New York 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. SU has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2014)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree139
Master's Degree69

Students by Gender (2014)

 Graduates
Male100
Female108

Students by Race (2014)

 Graduates
Asian36
Black7
Hispanic5
White94
Unknown5

Source: IPEDS Survey 2008-2014: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Accounting program at Syracuse University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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

  • Syracuse, NY
    • Total Employment: 2,310
    • Average Hourly Rate: $33.73
    • Average Annual Salary: $70,160

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

  • Syracuse, NY
    • Total Employment: 100
    • Average Hourly Rate: $32.22
    • Average Annual Salary: $67,010

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

  • Syracuse, NY
    • Total Employment: 120
    • Average Hourly Rate: $39.88
    • Average Annual Salary: $82,960

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 New York

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,...)

Bryant and Stratton College - Main Syracuse

Syracuse, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (A)

Le Moyne College

Syracuse, NY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Bryant and Stratton College - Syracuse North

Liverpool, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (A)

Cazenovia College

Cazenovia, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

SUNY College at Oswego

Oswego, NY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Utica College

Utica, NY
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School Details

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

Programs

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

Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica - Rome

Utica, NY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Keuka College

Keuka Park, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Ridley - Lowell Business & Technical Institute

Binghamton, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Accounting (C)

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