Accounting Degree at SUNY College at New Paltz

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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 (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree53
Master's Degree10

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male25
Female38

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian8
Black4
Hispanic8
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
White36
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: 360
    • Average Hourly Rate: $34.04
    • Average Annual Salary: $70,790

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Ridley - Lowell Business & Technical Institute

Poughkeepsie, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Accounting (C)

Mount Saint Mary College

Newburgh, NY
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School Details

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

Programs

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

Nyack College

Nyack, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Dominican College of Blauvelt

Orangeburg, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Saint Thomas Aquinas College

Sparkill, NY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, NY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (A,B,M)

The College of Westchester

White Plains, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B)
  • Bookkeeping (B)

College of Mount Saint Vincent

Bronx, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Iona College

New Rochelle, NY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

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