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Ramapo College Office of Admissions

McBride House 505 Ramapo Valley Road Mahwah, NJ 07430

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About Accounting

Interested in learning how to understand, develop, and help others make strong financial decisions? Have you ever seen yourself as the expert of preparing personal or business taxes?

Accounting infuses the study of financial activities with economic fundamentals and business decisions such as planning, analysis and problem solving. As a crucial component to organizations in today’s business environment, majoring in Accounting should be the top choice on your spreadsheet.

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Classes you can take:

Computer Law and Ethics, Federal Taxation, Cost Accounting, Auditing, Corporate Finance, Management Statistics, Principles in Information Technology, Business Ethics

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Sample Job Titles and National Salary Range

Job Title Salary Range
Accountants and Auditors$50,290 - $125,270
Credit Analysts$46,160 - $127,140
Budget Analysts$49,490 - $117,720
Loan Officers$34,950 - $143,940
Tax Preparers$20,700 - $76,820
Paralegals and Legal Assistants$33,130 - $84,670
Statisticians$57,580 - $157,460

* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2014). For more information about careers and assistance in making your career plans, please contact Career Services (cahill@ramapo.edu) or visit www.ramapo.edu/cahill/.

Ramapo Success Storu

Alum

Macrae Frances '14

Accounting, Economics

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Current Student

Erin Albright '18

Accounting, Business Administration, Marketing

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Alum

Joshua Raymundo '16

Accounting, Economics

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Alum

Takanari Tanahashi '12

Accounting

George-Garcia

Current Student

George Garcia '17

Accounting, Political Science

Olanrewaju-Owoyele

Alum

Olanrewaju Owoyele '12

Accounting

Patrick McGuire

Current Student

Patrick McGuire '18

Accounting

Uma-Joshi

Current Student

Uma Joshi '16

Accounting, Business Administration, International Business, Marketing

Fatema-Raza

Alum

Fatema Raza '09

Accounting, Political Science

Cameron-Baher

Alum

Cameron Baher '15

Accounting

Each Ramapo Accounting major is assigned an advisor from among the Accounting faculty and receives personal attention regarding educational and career guidance such as information on corporate job opportunities, CPA certification, on-campus interviews, and internships available with large and small accounting firms.

Examples of internships for Accounting majors at Ramapo include American Cancer Society, Deloitte & Touche, EisnerAmper, Ernst & Young, Stryker Orthopedics, WithumSmith + Brown, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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