The numbers don’t lie—accounting is a profession with plenty of the right opportunities for the right person with the right training. Oakland Community College can tip the percentages for success in your favor with two accounting programs that will prepare you for business leadership.
The associate degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting qualifies you for positions including accounts-receivable clerk, accounts-payable clerk, auditing clerk, bank teller, billing clerk, bookkeeper, loan officer, payroll clerk and tax preparer. The degree also provides a solid business foundation upon which you can build toward a bachelor’s degree in fields such as accounting, economics and mathematics. OCC graduates go on to earn bachelor of accountancy degrees, MBAs and certifications as CPAs and CMAs.
The certificate in general accounting provides entry-level accounting skills that employers are looking for. You also can choose to continue to complete an associate in business administration degree or an associate in business administration with a concentration in accounting.
Whether you want to pursue an associate’s degree or certificate, you can expect an education that goes beyond knowing how to crunch numbers. You’ll be able to develop real relationship with instructors who can mentor you in your pursuit of professional and personal goals. It all adds up to success in your chosen field.