According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of accountants and auditors is expected to grow by 22 percent between 2008 and 2018, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and corporate governance regulations, and increased accountability for protecting an organization's stakeholders will drive job growth.*
Briarcliffe College offers programs in accounting at the Diploma, Associate and Bachelor's level that have been specifically designed to help meet the needs of today's employment market. To learn more about each curriculum and how far you can go in the diverse and growing field of accounting, please click on the links below.
*Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Occupational Outlook Handbook" 2010-11 Edition http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos001.htm (visited February 3, 2010). This is a national projection. Conditions in your location may vary.
Programmatic Accreditation: The Accounting program is not programmatically accredited.
Institutional Accreditation: Briarcliffe College is accredited by The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Higher Education Accreditation.
The New York State Board of Regents also authorizes Briarcliffe to offer Diploma, Associate degree and Bachelor's degree programs.
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