Accounting Degree at University of Denver

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Accounting Degree

The accounting program at University of Denver 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 Colorado 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. University of Denver has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree44
Master's Degree87

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male50
Female81

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian3
Hispanic2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders2
White61
Unknown3

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Accounting program at University of Denver, 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

  • Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO
    • Total Employment: 21,360
    • Average Hourly Rate: $35.95
    • Average Annual Salary: $74,780

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

  • Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO
    • Total Employment: 670
    • Average Hourly Rate: $37.10
    • Average Annual Salary: $77,170

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

  • Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO
    • Total Employment: 1,090
    • Average Hourly Rate: $33.77
    • Average Annual Salary: $70,240

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 Colorado

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,...)

National American University - Denver

Denver, CO
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

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

College America - Denver

Denver, CO
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

University of Colorado Denver

Denver, CO
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (M)

Metropolitan State College of Denver

Denver, CO
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Colorado Technical University - Greenwood Village

Aurora, CO
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (A,B,M)

National American University - Centennial

Centennial, CO
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

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

Colorado Christian University

Lakewood, CO
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (C,B)

Regis University

Denver, CO
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

University of Phoenix - Colorado Campus

Lone Tree, CO
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

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

Aims Community College

Greeley, CO
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 24 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (C,A)
  • Bookkeeping (C,A)

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Contact Information

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  • Phone: (303) 871-2036

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (303) 871-4020

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