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Business, Finance & Accounting

Employees in the Business Accounting pathway help install, maintain and use general accounting systems to prepare, analyze and verify financial reports and related economic information to help make important financial decisions for an organization.

Courses in general management will help prepare students who may be interested in management careers such as: 

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Adjustment Clerk
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Payroll Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
  • Billing Supervisor
  • Payroll Accountant
  • Jr  or Assistant Accountant
  • Cost Accountant
  • Budget Accountant

Education Requirements 

Most jobs require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field from a four-year university or passing a comprehensive exam that demonstrates competence in specific components of the field. Examples are Certified Public Accountant and Certified Purchasing Professional. Job seekers who obtain professional recognition through certification or licensure, a master’s degree, proficiency in accounting and auditing computer software or specialized expertise will have an advantage in the job market.

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