Corporate accounting | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio
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Corporate accounting

Get the solid foundation in accounting theory you need for entry-to upper-level accounting positions and career advancement. You’ll be ready for jobs in corporate accounting in financial information preparation, reporting and analysis or cost accounting; governmental accounting; nonprofit accounting; and accounting for partnerships or sole proprietorship You’ll also be exposed to all of the technical subject material covered on the CMA Exam.

In addition, the associate degree in accounting can be earned completely online. With online classes and flexible scheduling including day, and/or evening classes, students can complete an associate degree in accounting in as little as two years and transition to become a certified management accountant.

Work in many areas

  • health care
  • industry
  • government
  • not-for-profit
  • banking

Prepare for a career as a/an

  • bookkeeper
  • staff accountant
  • accounts payable analyst
  • accounts receivable analyst
  • internal auditor
  • controller
  • Associate of applied business in accounting
  • Franklin University
  • Walsh University

 

Accreditation Information

  • Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs; www.acbsp.org

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Program learning outcomes

  • Prepare and analyze the various types of financial information essential for internal and external recordkeeping, reporting and decision making.
  • Interpret and apply laws and regulations for the purpose of various types of business tax reporting, compliance and planning.
  • Apply appropriate mathematical concepts, such as time value of money, to business decisions.
  • Identify and implement sound internal accounting controls to ensure safeguarding of an entity’s assets, preparation and reporting of reliable financial information, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Prepare and analyze the various types of financial information essential for internal and external recordkeeping, reporting and decision making.

Program Scholarships

  • Institute of Management Accountants Scholarships
  • Daniel Schonhoft and Thomas Presper Accounting Technology Annual Scholarship
  • Faculty Association Scholarship
  • Stark State Foundation Scholarships
  • Stark State President’s Scholarship

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