Applied Accounting

Develop critical thinking skills and be better able to identify, record, report and analyze business transactions.

Degree Options Associate, Certificate
Locations Lewiston
Department Business Division

This degree supplies the skillset required for a variety of technical and specialist accounting positions such as a financial specialist, payroll technician, accounts receivable/payable technician, and bookkeeper. These positions are needed in all business sizes and types across an unlimited number of industries. Individuals trained at the technical and specialist levels are becoming increasingly more important in organizations as national and international accounting regulations increase and converge.

Related Careers

• Financial clerk, $38,580
• Payroll clerk, $44,950
• Bookkeeper, $41,110
• Teller, $28,800
• Financial Examiner, $80,180
• Internal Auditor, $63,500
• FBI Forensic Accountant, $87,785
• IRS Criminal Investigator, $109,333

Career data and salary information is from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

“Going through the Applied Accounting program has really helped give me real world insight for what to expect when I start my career in accounting. It has helped me not only learn more about my future career choices, but how to be a better employee at my current job.” - Jaydee Smith

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