Accounting Degree at Illinois State University

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Accounting Degree

The accounting program at Illinois State 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 Illinois 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. Illinois State University has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree137
Master's Degree40

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male99
Female78

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian7
Black4
Hispanic4
White153
Unknown2

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Accounting program at Illinois State 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

  • Bloomington-Normal, IL
    • Average Hourly Rate: $28.55
    • Average Annual Salary: $59,380

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

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

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 Illinois

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,...)

Heartland Community College

Normal, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Accounting (C)

Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, IL
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Eureka College

Eureka, IL
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Illinois Central College

East Peoria, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (A)
  • Bookkeeping (A)

Bradley University

Peoria, IL
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Midstate College

Peoria, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B)
  • Bookkeeping (B)

Parkland College

Champaign, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (C,A)

Millikin University

Decatur, IL
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

Champaign, IL
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M,D)

Illinois Valley Community College

Oglesby, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Accounting (A)
  • Bookkeeping (A)

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