Fun Fact Friday – Accounting & Finance

accounting instructor looking at a worksheet with 3 studentsFun FactDid you know that the Accounting and Finance Program is one of five Associate in Science Degree Programs at Wilson Community College (WCC) that can be completed 100% online?

Did you also know that according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, which is faster than the average for any occupation (Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook)?

The Accounting and Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. Accountants and finance professionals assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.  Students can earn their associate degree, diploma, and four certificates ALL online!  As students begin the program they progressively earn certificates, then the diploma, and finally the associate degree.  Students can take as little as one class a semester!

accounting instructor giving presentation to high school tour groupThe program also has an articulation agreement with NC Wesleyan.  Students can earn their Accounting and Finance Degree here at WCC and transfer into Wesleyan as a junior.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.

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