If you enjoy working with numbers, consider earning an Accounting college degree in Chicago, IL. Accountants are vital people in the business world, responsible for handling the finances and ensuring appropriate flow of money. You'll analyze, measure, and document the performance of business.
Northwestern College offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Executive Accounting that can help you realize your dream of working in the accounting field.
Executive Accounting Program Goals
Upon completion of the program, it is expected that students will be able to:
You'll be qualified for a career in virtually any industry after earning an accounting degree. Accounting students are prepared to become bookkeepers, staff accountants, payroll processors, credit analysts, auditors, tax preparers, purchasing agents, and could possibly advance into management positions.
The Executive Accounting program is designed to prepare you for potential employment in the following: (the occupation listed contains a link to information on the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*NET website).
43-3031 - Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
The Executive Accounting program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Northwestern College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org.
We are not required by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or the Illinois Board of Higher Education to report placement rates.
During the 2011-2012 Academic Year (July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012), 19 students graduated from the Executive Accounting program at Northwestern College. Of these students, 11 graduated on-time as defined in the Northwestern College catalog. (Part-time students generally take a longer period of time to graduate because they don’t take a full course load; therefore, the graduation rate is lower since part-time students are not considered to have graduated on-time). The median student loan indebtedness of the Executive Accounting program graduates in 2011-2012 was as follows: Federal Stafford Student Loans (subsidized/unsubsidized) - $28,502; Third-Party Private Education Loans - $0; Northwestern College Institutional (GAP) Loan - $308.
The tuition and fees for a student starting the Executive Accounting associate degree program as of the 2012-2013 academic year is estimated at $44,890, based upon six academic quarters of full-time tuition at current tuition rates. (Potential future tuition increases cannot be determined at this time, and hence are not factored into this estimate.) Book and supply costs are estimated at $2,400. (The actual cost will vary depending on multiple factors). Northwestern College does not offer on-campus housing. For additional information on college costs, please visit our Financial Aid Cost of Attendance web page.
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There are a variety of career opportunities available for those who are committed to the accounting profession. For more information about pursuing a degree in Accounting, contact us today or visit one of our campus locations.