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Accounting Degree at University of Iowa (UI)

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Accounting Degree

The accounting program at University of Iowa 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 Iowa 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. UI has offered the following programs for students:

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

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree125
    Master's Degree40
    Doctorate Degree0

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male99
    Female66

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian6
    Black1
    Hispanic2
    White136
    Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Accounting program at University of Iowa, 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
    • Iowa City, IA
      • Total Employment: 430
      • Average Hourly Rate: $27.18
      • Average Annual Salary: $56,540

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 Iowa

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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Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA
Type: Community College

70 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (C,A)
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Coe College

Cedar Rapids, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B)
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Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

23 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B)
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Iowa Wesleyan College

Mount Pleasant, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B)
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Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

46 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B,M)
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Eastern Iowa Community College District

Davenport, IA
Type: Community College

28 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (C,A)
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Southeastern Community College

West Burlington, IA
Type: Community College

14 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (C,A)
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William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (B)
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Hawkeye Community College

Waterloo, IA
Type: Community College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (C,A)
Ashford University

Clinton, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

260 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Accounting (A,B)