Accounting

The Accounting Program is focused on preparing students to perform effectively in an entry-level accounting and business positions. It is an evening hybrid program, which combines in-person classes with online coursework —making it easy for students to fit classes into their schedule!

Students acquire a wide variety of accounting skills and business knowledge to support their understanding of how accounting affects business decisions. Instructors tailor content to meet the needs of students. 

 

Tuition for the Accounting program is $4,763 (additional material and book fees may apply)          Entry-Level salary for accountants is $29,187 per year          The Accounting program at Emily Griffith Technical College takes 9 months

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2019–2020 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Part-Time/Online Hybrid

Start Date End Date Days Time Status

8/26/2019

6/2/2020 (plus internship) M/W 5:00pm–9:00pm  
9/25/2019 6/30/2020 (plus internship) M/W 5:00pm–9:00pm  
1/13/2020 9/25/2020 (plus internship) M/W 5:00pm–9:00pm  

 

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We have successful graduates! Meet Danay Johnson, an accountant at Bud's Warehouse. This story goes beyond a graduate in a career. This story is about a bond a teacher and a student have beyond graduation.

 

Earning Potential

Occupation Projected Job Growth 2014-2024 10% Wage 25% Wage Median Wage 90% Wage
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 25% 11.41/hr ($23,730/yr)

15.49/hr ($32,220/yr)

18.37/hr ($40,280/yr)

29.32/hr ($60,980/yr)

Wage information is based on the O*NET Online Occupational Database and Career One Stop for the Denver Metro Area. Entry-level employees can expect wages between the 10% and 25% rates in the first 1-3 years in a job. The 90% Wage is typical of someone who has been working in the occupation for 7 years or more. 

*Salary is not guaranteed and should be used as a guideline only. 

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Accounting Technician
  • Billing Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Credit Collection
  • Data Entry
  • General Office Clerk
  • Inventory Clerk
  • Night Auditor
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Proof Operator
  • Records Clerk or Collections Clerk
  • Supply Clerk
  • Warranty Clerk

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Account-temps
  • Accounting Solutions
  • Accounting Perspectives
  • Accounting Trends
  • Accounting Alternatives
  • State/local government agencies
  • Federal government agencies
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Oil and Gas Companies
  • Hospitality
  • Banks & Credit Unions
  • Communication Industries
  • High Tech Industries
  • Law Firms
  • Research Firms
  • Consulting Firms
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Retail
  • Insurance agencies

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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