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Accounting Schools in Oklahoma

For some, accounting may be an ephemeral topic, dealing with the quagmire of numbers and money. It is much more than that. It is both a postsecondary major and a possible career pathway, providing individuals with the skills that may help them work as financial analysts, budget analysts, tax examiners, revenue agents, or cost estimators.

Accounting students can learn basic business law, income tax accounting, and auditing. People can earn accounting degrees at multiple levels, and some schools may even offer individuals the opportunity to earn a bachelor's and master's degree in a five year program of study.

Oklahoma Schools: Accounting Programs

The National Center for Education Statistics reports that the following colleges and universities offer certificate, diploma or degree programs in these areas: accounting, accounting and business management, accounting and finance, accounting technology and bookkeeping, and auditing.

Name

City

School Website

University Type

Net Price (2011-2012)

Autry Technology Center

Enid

www.autrytech.edu

2-year, Public

NA

Bacone College

Muskogee

www.bacone.edu

4-year, primarily associate's, Private not-for-profit

$16,944

Brown Mackie College-Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City

www.brownmackie.edu

2-year, Private for-profit

$18,355

Brown Mackie College-Tulsa

Tulsa

www.brownmackie.edu

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

$17,421

Cameron University

Lawton

www.cameron.edu

4-year, Public

$8,647

Career Point College

Tulsa

www.careerpointtulsa.com

2-year, Private for-profit

$20,612

East Central University

Oklahoma

www.ecok.edu

4-year, Public

$7,631

Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center

Oklahoma

www.eoctech.edu

< 2-year, Public

$4,158

Francis Tuttle Technology Center

Oklahoma City

www.francistuttle.edu

< 2-year, Public

$7,397

Gordon Cooper Technology Center

Shawnee

www.gctech.org

2-year, Public

$3,356

High Plains Technology Center

Woodward

www.hptc.net

< 2-year, Public

NA

Indian Capital Technology Center-Sallisaw

Sallisaw

www.ictctech.com

< 2-year, Public

$7,155

Meridian Technology Center

Stillwater

www.meridiantech.edu

2-year, Public

$8,338

Metro Technology Centers

Oklahoma City

www.metrotech.edu

2-year, Public

$14,061

Mid-America Technology Center

Wayne

www.matech.edu

< 2-year, Public

NA

Moore Norman Technology Center

Norman

www.mntc.edu

2-year, Public

$3,032

National American University-Tulsa

Tulsa

www.national.edu/locations/oklahoma/tulsa

4-year, Private for-profit

$20,068

Northeast Technology Center-Pryor

Oklahoma

www.netech.edu

< 2-year, Public

NA

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College

Oklahoma

www.neo.edu

2-year, Public

$6,893

Northeastern State University

Oklahoma

www.nsuok.edu

4-year, Public

$7,211

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma

www.nwosu.edu

4-year, Public

$6,971

Oklahoma Baptist University

Shawnee

www.okbu.edu

4-year, Private not-for-profit

$16,039

Oklahoma Christian University

Edmond

www.oc.edu

4-year, Private not-for-profit

$18,408

Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City

www.okcu.edu

4-year, Private not-for-profit

$25,289

Oklahoma Panhandle State University

Goodwell

www.opsu.edu

4-year, Public

$6,718

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

Stillwater

www.okstate.edu/

4-year, Public

$13,994

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City

www.osuokc.edu

4-year, primarily associate's, Public

$7,715

Oral Roberts University

Tulsa

oru.edu

4-year, Private not-for-profit

$18,724

Rogers State University

Claremore

www.rsu.edu

4-year, Public

$10,933

Rose State College

Midwest City

www.rose.edu

2-year, Public

$8,216

Saint Gregorys University

Shawnee

www.stgregorys.edu

4-year, Private not-for-profit

$15,838

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Durant

www.se.edu

4-year, Public

$8,665

Southern Nazarene University

Bethany

SNU.EDU

4-year, Private not-for-profit

$17,259

Tri County Technology Center

Bartlesville

www.tctc.org

< 2-year, Public

$6,011

Tulsa Community College

Tulsa

www.tulsacc.edu

2-year, Public

$6,621

Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria Campus

Tulsa

www.tulsatech.edu

< 2-year, Public

$8,795

University of Central Oklahoma

Edmond

www.uco.edu

4-year, Public

$11,107

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

Norman

www.ou.edu

4-year, Public

$16,280

University of Tulsa

Tulsa

www.utulsa.edu

4-year, Private not-for-profit

$25,503

Wes Watkins Technology Center

Wetumka

www.wwtech.org

< 2-year, Public

$4,718

Western Oklahoma State College

Altus

www.wosc.edu

2-year, Public

$6,960

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

Certification and Licensing Requirements for Oklahoma Accountants

Graduates of accounting schools in Oklahoma might choose to become Certified Public Accountants. Under federal law, anyone who files reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission must hold this designation (bls.gov/ooh). State licensing requires completion of at least 150 semester hours of education, including a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related subject. Of those 150 hours, at least 76 must be at the upper-division level, with 30 hours of accounting courses, and 9 hours or more of supporting courses, such as business or management.

In addition, applicants must pass the CPA examination, be of good moral character and submit to a criminal background check. One year of supervised experience is also necessary. All licenses must be renewed regularly, and professional continuing education is mandated. It's important for aspiring accountants to research the specific requirements posted by the Oklahoma Accountancy Board.

Career Opportunities for Graduates of Accounting Schools in Oklahoma

Graduates of accounting schools in Oklahoma might explore opportunities with private or public firms, including the "Big Four" of Deloitte, Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), KPMG and Ernst & Young. Other firms in the state can include:

Accounting Firms in Oklahoma

City

Website

Crawford & Associates

Oklahoma City

www.crawfordcpas.com/governmental_accounting_performeter/

Gillispie & Ogilbee, PC

Oklahoma City

www.gocpas.com/index.php

Smith, Carney & Co.

Ardmore

www.smithcarney.com/home.html

Northeastern Oklahoma Accounting PLLC

Tahlequah

www.neoaccounting.com/

HoganTaylor

Tulsa

www.hogantaylor.com/

Hyde & Company

Oklahoma City

www.hccpas.net/index.htm

Chancellor & Chancellor, Inc

Oklahoma City

www.chancellorcpa.com/index.php

James R. Minnix, CPA, Inc

Clinton

www.minnixcpa.com/home

Cole & Reed

Oklahoma City

www.coleandreed.com/index.html

Ratliff CPA Incorporated

Edmond

www.ratliffcpa.com/home

Baldwin & Company, P.C.

Oklahoma City

www.baldwinco.net/welcome.php

Bledsoe & Assoc., PLLC

Edmond

www.bledsoeandassoc.com/index.html

Arbogast & Company, P.C

Oklahoma City

www.leearbogast.com/

HBC CPAs & Advisors

Yukon

www.hbh-cpas.com/index.php

Employment Outlook for Accounting Careers in Oklahoma

Those who earn accounting degrees in Oklahoma can explore many potential career paths. Here are a few examples with state wages as compared to the national average:

Occupation

Mean Annual Wage, Oklahoma (May 2012)

Mean Annual Wage, United States (May 2012)

Projected State Employment Growth (2010-2020)

Projected National Employment Growth (2010-2020)

Accountants and Auditors

$58,430

$71,040

16.0%

16%

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

$30,420

$36,640

12.7%

36%

Financial Analysts

$69,290

$72,100

14.4%

10%

Credit Analysts

$51,540

$69,500

15.8%

23%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment Projections, 2012; Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Employment and Wages, 2013; and the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

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

Sources:

Accountants and Auditors, Occupational Employment and Wages, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes132011.htm

Accountants and Auditors, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Business-and-Financial/Accountants-and-auditors.htm#tab-1

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

http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_nat.htm#13-0000

Oklahoma, State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_ok.htm#13-0000

Eligibility Checklist, Oklahoma Accountancy Board, 2011,

http://www.ok.gov/oab_web/documents/Eligibility%20checklist%20%204%202013%20-%20Merged%20with%20worksheet.pdf

Oklahoma Long-Term Occupational Outlook, 2010-2020, Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, http://www.ok.gov/oesc_web/documents/lmistwideoccproj1020.pdf

PricewaterhouseCoopers Office Locations,

http://www.pwc.com/gx/en/office-locations/usa-by-state.jhtml

Merger of Murrell Hall w/ Eide Bailly,

http://www.eidebailly.com/careers/campus-hires/fun-facts-lauren-kelso

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, Occupational Projections 2010-2020,

http://www.ok.gov/oesc_web/Services/Find_Labor_Market_Statistics/Projections/

College Navigator, National Center for Education Statistics, 2013

http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

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

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

 

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