Accounting

It all adds up! With the Accounting programs at Sinclair College, you will be prepared to enter the business areas of general accounting and cost accounting.  You will learn the theoretical, computer, and practical background necessary for supervisory and administrative careers in accounting as well as other areas of business.

Why major in Accounting?

The skills and experience you gain in this program will greatly help you in understanding and making workplace decisions, no matter the field.

Accountants prepare, analyze and verify financial reports, and monitor business information systems that furnish this information to managers. In this field, you must have the ability to develop and present understandable and reliable analysis of business operations which can be used in making business decisions. This program allows you to study the responsibilities of an accountant—giving insight into business and finance organization.

This area of study might be for you if:
  • You enjoy mathematics and working with numbers.
  • You would like to gain more experience in the organization of business finance.
  • You aspire to work in the field of finance as an auditor or certified public accountant (CPA).
  • You are interested in learning more about accounting software.

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Available Programs

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Associate of Applied Science
Accounting

Accountants prepare, analyze and verify financial reports and monitor information systems that furnish this information to management. Business executives, bankers, government leaders and investors all rely on financial statements and other reports prepared by accountants that summarize and interpret financial transactions that occur in every business. An accountant must have the ability to develop reliable analyses of business operations which can be used in making business decisions. Students who complete the accounting program can qualify to sit for the CPA exam in Ohio after completing a few additional courses and a qualifying exam as determined by the Ohio Board of Accountancy.

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Short-term Technical Certificate
Tax Practitioner

The Tax Practitioner certificate prepares students for work in the tax preparation field. As tax law changes and grows more complex, more people seek professional tax preparation assistance. The Tax Practitioner certificate covers federal, state and local tax law. The Tax Practitioner certificate will prepare students for the Registered Tax Preparer Exam that the Internal Revenue Service is instituted with the 2012 tax season.

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