Accounting graduates advise and assist management in controlling the financial operations of a business and in planning for its growth. Accounting graduates provide professional services as advisors to management on financial matters affecting the firm in areas of planning, forecasting, cost control, taxes and inventory control.
Your associate degree in Accounting will equip you with the building blocks for a successful career in the field. Successful graduates have gone on to become school treasurers, county auditors, tax professionals, and Certified Public Accountants (CPAs).
NC State has over 40 agreements with four-year colleges and universities, to provide a smooth transition for students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Through university partnerships, some four-year courses are also offered on the NC State campus or online.
This program is Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
Graduates take the Major Field Test covering accounting, management, marketing and economics. The test is administered by Education Testing Services (ETS), the same company that oversees SAT testing. NC State graduates have scored in the top 15% of community college students taking this exam nationwide.
Local Job Growth
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