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Accounting Schools in New Hampshire

Whether providing tax services to multiple clients as a public accountant, ensuring a company's financial operations meet high standards as an internal auditor, or performing one of many other roles, accounting professionals can play a pivotal role in business operations and personal finance.

Earning an accounting degree in New Hampshire may impart the skills and knowledge needed to join the fields of accounting, auditing or bookkeeping. It may also help open up opportunities in management or professions such as cost analyst or financial adviser.

Accounting students are commonly introduced to topics such as business law, income tax accounting, auditing, cost accounting and financial accounting. Students can earn accounting degrees at many levels, including associate, bachelor's and master's. Some accounting schools in New Hampshire offer their programs online, while others offer students the chance to earn a bachelor's and master's degree in a five-year program of study.

New Hampshire Schools: Accounting Programs

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 16 colleges and universities offer certificate, diploma or degree programs in at least one of the following categories: accounting, accounting and business management, accounting and finance, accounting technology and bookkeeping, auditing, accounting and related services.

Name

City

School Website

University Type

Net Price (2011-2012)

Franklin Pierce University

Rindge

www.franklinpierce.edu

4-year, Private not-for-profit

$26,895

Granite State College

Concord

www.granite.edu

4-year, Public

$11,995

Great Bay Community College

Portsmouth

www.greatbay.edu

2-year, Public

$17,649

Lakes Region Community College

Laconia

www.lrcc.edu

2-year, Public

$15,503

Lebanon College

Lebanon

www.lebanoncollege.edu

2-year, Private not-for-profit

$18,382

Manchester Community College

Manchester

www.mccnh.edu

2-year, Public

$13,966

Mount Washington College

Manchester

www.mountwashington.edu/index.aspx

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

$16,012

Nashua Community College

Nashua

www.nashuacc.edu

2-year, Public

$12,628

New England College

Henniker

www.nec.edu/

4-year, Private not-for-profit

$27,967

NHTI-Concord's Community College

Concord

www.nhti.edu

2-year, Public

$15,222

Plymouth State University

Plymouth

www.plymouth.edu

4-year, Public

$16,697

River Valley Community College

Claremont

www.rivervalley.edu

2-year, Public

$18,644

Saint Anselm College

Manchester

www.anselm.edu

4-year, Private not-for-profit

$28,560

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester

www.snhu.edu

4-year, Private not-for-profit

$24,652

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

Durham

www.unh.edu

4-year, Public

$21,424

White Mountains Community College

Berlin

www.wmcc.edu

2-year, Public

$16,160

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, College Navigator, 2013, http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

Certification and Licensing Requirements for New Hampshire Accountants

In order to gain licensure as a Certified Public Accountant in New Hampshire, individuals must first pass the Uniform CPA Exam. Beginning July 1, 2014, sitting for the exam requires a minimum of 120 semester credits and a bachelor's degree from an approved postsecondary institution -- 30 of these credit hours must be in accounting and 24 must be business electives. The CPA exam is administered in four parts, which may be taken all at once or individually. If taken individually, the scores will be valid for 18 months. After passing the exam, individuals need a total of 150 credits and one year of public or government accounting experience to become eligible for CPA licensure.

For the latest CPA licensing regulations, contact the New Hampshire Board of Accountancy.

Career Opportunities for Graduates of Accounting Schools in New Hampshire

Of the "Big Four" accounting firms, Ernst & Young is the only one with an office in New Hampshire. However, there are a host of other potential employers for those who have earned an accounting credential, including the following firms.

Accounting Firms in New Hampshire

City

Website

Baker Newman Noyes

Manchester

www.bnncpa.com/

Bigelow & Company

Portsmouth

www.bigelowcpa.com/

Cummings, Lamont & McNamee, P.A.

Exeter

www.clmcpa.com/

Feeley & Driscoll, P.C.

Nashua

www.fdcpa.com/

Gallagher, Flynn & Company, LLP

Hanover

www.gfc.com/

Graham & Graham

Concord

www.grahamcpa.com/

Howe Riley Howe

Manchester

www.hrhcpa.com/

Leone, McDonnell & Roberts

Wolfeboro

www.lmrpa.com/

McCafferty & Company, P.C.

Nashua

mccaffertycpa.com/index.html

Melanson Heath & Company, P.C.

Nashua

melansonheath.com/

Nathan Wechsler & Company

Concord

www.nathanwechsler.com/

Richard H. Belanger Certified Public Accountant

Nashua

www.rhbelangercpa.com/

Sullivan Gannon

Chelmsford

www.sullivangannoncpas.com/index.html

Vachon Clukay & Company, P.C.

Manchester

www.vachonclukay.com/

Employment Outlook for Accounting Careers in New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau labels accountants and auditors as having a very favorable job outlook between 2010 and 2020 -- with 144 annual openings. These aren't the only potential careers for those with accounting degrees in New Hampshire, however. The following table provides a few examples, with state wages and projected growth compared to the national average.

Occupation

Mean Annual Wage, New Hampshire (May 2012)

Mean Annual Wage, United States (May 2012)

Projected State Employment Growth (2010-2020)

Projected National Employment Growth (2010-2020)

Accountants and Auditors

$66,970

$71,040

14%

16%

Bookkeeping, Accounting & Auditing Clerks

$38,040

$36,640

11%

14%

Management Analysts

$92,860

$88,070

15%

22%

Financial Analysts

$78,860

$89,410

22%

23%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment Projections, 2012; Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Employment and Wages, 2013; New Hampshire Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau

*Salaries and employment opportunities may vary based on experience, education, location and other factors.

Sources:

2012 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 29, 2013,

http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_nat.htm

National Employment by Occupation, Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012

http://bls.gov/emp/ep_table_102.htm

New Hampshire, May 2012 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013

http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_nh.htm

New Hampshire Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation, New Hampshire Employment Security Economic Labor Market and Information Bureau, November 2012

http://www.nhes.nh.gov/elmi/products/documents/projections.pdf

National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, New Hampshire,

http://nasba.org/exams/cpaexam/newhampshire/

Exam and Certification Requirements, State of New Hampshire Board of Accountancy

http://www.nh.gov/jtboard/boafaq.htm

 

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