Accounting Schools in Nevada

Nevada Accounting Schools
Licensing Board
1325 Airmotive Way - Suite 220
Reno, NV 58201-6029
Phone: 775-786-0231
Fax: 775-786-0234
Email: cpa@nvaccountancy.com

Earning your degree in accounting is a great way to jump-start a career in business. There are many different careers that can be pursued, and the earnings and growth potential are through the roof.

A few schools in Nevada offer an associate's degree in accounting. You can expect to learn basic financial and managerial accounting, as well as bookkeeping and some tax preparation skills. You will learn the basics of accounting. An associate's degree curriculum focuses on managerial accounting to include payroll, business law, and some financial reporting.

Earning a bachelor's degree in accounting in Nevada will give you much more in depth information than an associate's degree. This program's curriculum will be more intensive and will include:

  • advanced financial and managerial accounting
  • tax law
  • economics
  • auditing
  • accounting information systems

You will learn how to keep and make financial statements for external and internal users, as well as how to audit and perform tax services.

Employment Outlook: 

Accounting jobs are on the rise in Nevada. People with an associate's degree in accounting can apply for jobs such as:

  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • General Ledger Clerk
  • Bookkeeper

These jobs pay between $25,000 and $36,000 initially, with growth potential upwards of $60,000 and higher, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. People with a bachelor's degree in accounting can apply for jobs such as:

  • Auditor
  • Tax Professional
  • Analyst

These jobs pay between $40,000 and $50,000 initially, with growth potential exceeding $400,000 a year. These jobs typically include more analysis and may lead to a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license. Accounting jobs in Nevada have a great growth outlook.

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