Jefferson State’s accounting program is designed to meet the needs of students who intend to seek employment in the accounting field or who are presently employed and desire additional courses in accounting. This program amplifies the understanding of the role of accounting in business operations. Specifically, the program provides specialized knowledge of accounting practice and theory augmented with the microcomputer.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 11 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. Clerks in accounting or bookkeeping should also see relatively good job prospects, largely due to the same reasons as those for accountants. In fact, job growth is expected to keep pace with the average for all U.S. occupations – an estimated 14 percent from 2010 to 2020. Program brochure.