What is your passion? Sports? Hip-hop Music? Movies? Gourmet Food? Mysteries? Public Service? Climate Change? Fashion? Any interest can be turned into a career in accounting. Behind every musician, athlete, movie star, political leader, chef there are effective and efficient accountants keeping track of the finances.
There are so many exciting career opportunities in public, private, non-profit and governmental accounting. The expanding role of technology has only increased the need for competent and qualified accountants. The field is poised to experience tremendous growth in the next decade. Employment of accountants is expected to grow faster than average for all occupations through the year 2016. Employers are seeking candidates possessing skills in processing transactions, handling payroll and billing functions, as well as problem solve.
Our graduates develop the technical and critical skills they need to perform key accounting functions and processes such as:
1) Analyze and interpret financial reports to assist users in the management decision-making process.
2) Develop critical thinking processes and learning strategies.
3) Demonstrate the mathematic and communication skills needed to succeed in the workplace.
4) Employ information literacy skills through the effective use of technology and information resources to accomplish project goals.
Students who complete ACG 2450 Integrated Accounting have the opportunity to sit for the QuickBooks Certification Exam.
Do you thrive on solving a mystery? Do you have an eye for detail? Do you enjoy a challenge? Do you want limitless opportunities to pursue a variety of avenues within your career path? Do you enjoy being well-paid and respected for your profession? If so, then accounting wants you!
Program Manager: Connie S. Hardgrove, MBA
Phone: 352-854-2322, ext. 1563
Office: Ocala Campus, Ewers Century Center, Room 201E