Accounting Degree at Southern University and A&M College

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Accounting Degree

The accounting program at Southern University and A&M College 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 Louisiana 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. Southern University and A&M College offers a bachelor's degree program in accounting.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male6
Female26

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black32

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Accounting program at Southern University and A&M College, 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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, accountants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.7% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 2
    • Average Hourly Rate: $29.93
    • Average Annual Salary: $62260

Budget Analysts

Description

Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, budget analysts employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.5% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 170
    • Average Hourly Rate: $29.30
    • Average Annual Salary: $60950

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, credit analysts employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.1% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 50
    • Average Hourly Rate: $38.15
    • Average Annual Salary: $79360

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 Louisiana

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,...)

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M,D)

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (A,B,M)

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Loyola University - New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

Dillard University

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2430

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2790

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
78.56%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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