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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 (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree125
    Master's Degree51

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male103
    Female73

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian38
    Black11
    Hispanic5
    White92
    Unknown6

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: 2,220
      • Average Hourly Rate: $31.88
      • Average Annual Salary: $66,310

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: 120
      • Average Hourly Rate: $31.42
      • Average Annual Salary: $65,350

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: 80
      • Average Hourly Rate: $33.15
      • Average Annual Salary: $68,950

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Le Moyne College

Syracuse, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

36 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B)
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Cazenovia College

Cazenovia, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B)
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SUNY College at Oswego

Oswego, NY
Type: 4-Year Public College

80 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B,M)
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Tompkins Cortland Community College

Dryden, NY
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (A)
  • Bookkeeping (A)
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Utica College

Utica, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B)
  • Accounting and Business and Management (B)
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Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

60 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B,M)
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SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica - Rome

Utica, NY
Type: 4-Year Public College

37 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B,M)
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Keuka College

Keuka Park, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B)
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Jefferson Community College

Watertown, NY
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (A)
  • Bookkeeping (A)
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SUNY at Binghamton

Vestal, NY
Type: 4-Year Public College

330 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B,M)