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Accounting Degree at SUNY College at New Paltz

Also known as SUNY New Paltz

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  • FAFSA School Code: 002846
  • Phone: (877) 696-7411

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  • Phone: (845) 257-3200

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  • Phone: (845) 257-3250

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Accounting Degree

The accounting program at SUNY College at New Paltz 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. SUNY College at New Paltz has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree60
    Master's Degree7

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male25
    Female42

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian5
    Black5
    Hispanic4
    White44
    Unknown3

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Accounting program at SUNY New Paltz, 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
    • Kingston, NY
      • Total Employment: 410
      • Average Hourly Rate: $32.04
      • Average Annual Salary: $66,650

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 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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Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

57 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B,M)
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Mount Saint Mary College

Newburgh, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

25 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (C,B)
  • Accounting and Business and Management (C,B)
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Nyack College

Nyack, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B)
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Dominican College of Blauvelt

Orangeburg, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B)
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Saint Thomas Aquinas College

Sparkill, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

18 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B)
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Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

44 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B,M)
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College of Mount Saint Vincent

Bronx, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B)
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Iona College

New Rochelle, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

81 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B,M)
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Manhattan College

Riverdale, NY
Type: 4-Year Private College

29 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B)
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CUNY Lehman College

Bronx, NY
Type: 4-Year Public College

160 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B,M)