Results and Outcomes
The world functions on the movement of money, placing accountants in extremely high demand. A bachelor’s degree in accounting can lead to numerous careers in business, government, insurance and a wide range of other fields.
Accounting graduates from Saint Joseph’s are no exception. They have gone on to successful careers on many levels. Some of the positions recent graduates have accepted include:
- Credit Analyst
- Financial Management Officer
- Royalties Administrator
- Tax Analyst
- Assurance Associate
- Hedge Fund Analyst
- Systems Analyst
Well-known businesses continue to recruit and hire Saint Joseph’s accounting graduates on an annual basis. Among the more recent are the U.S. Department of Revenue, Citigroup and Philadelphia Insurance Companies.
Other students choose to take their education to the next level and enter graduate school. Recent undergraduates have gone on to further study at, among other institutions, the University of Notre Dame, Rutgers University and San Diego State University.
Perhaps most notably, high-demand professions such as accounting typically bring attractive salaries. In the most recent survey year (2012)1, the average starting salary for a Saint Joseph’s accounting graduate was $53,700.
Chosen Career Paths
1Based on 17 respondents to CDC survey