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 (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree135
Master's Degree38
Doctorate Degree0

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male91
Female82

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian5
Black2
Hispanic2
White125
Unknown7

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: 500
    • Average Hourly Rate: $29.08
    • Average Annual Salary: $60,490

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

Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 37 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (C,A)

Kaplan University - Cedar Rapids Campus

Cedar Rapids, IA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)
  • Bookkeeping (B,M)

Coe College

Cedar Rapids, IA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Iowa Wesleyan College

Mount Pleasant, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Eastern Iowa Community College District

Davenport, IA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (C,A)

Kaplan University

Davenport, IA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 550 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)
  • Bookkeeping (B,M)

Southeastern Community College

West Burlington, IA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (C,A)

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

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