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Careers in Accounting

Careers. Choices. Real Life.

Accounting has been called the "language of business." Associate degree graduates typically fill entry-level accounting positions and may move into mid-management. Typical positions available to students after graduation include:

WITC graduates are true professionals and lifelong learners. Career-oriented graduates can work their way into advanced positions. Some graduates also choose to continue their education at a university or four-year college. WITC also offers graduates a convenient new way to earn one of six bachelor's degrees online through a unique alliance with Franklin University. WITC graduates also enjoy the opportunity for completing a bachelor's degree through Capella University.

View more job-related information provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

Graduate Employment Information

WITC Accounting Graduate Survey Responses 2012-2013

Number of graduates    48 Employed in related field 21
Number of responses    40 % employed in WITC district 67%
Number available for employment    37 Range of yearly salary $20,798-$53,324
Number employed    31 Average yearly salary $32,208
Percent employed 84%