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Our Blue Ridge CTC Accounting program is designed by industry experts to give students an opportunity to land successful careers in accounting. Students may also establish a background to transfer to 4-year schools to continue their education.
Set a solid foundation in the accounting field with our 2-year associate degree. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and additional workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.
You are not alone, as almost a third of students transfer schools! Check our transfer evaluation tool to save money and time while transferring to our Associate of Applied Science in Accounting.
Provide a seamless pathway to a bachelor's degree.
of BRCTC Alumni
Continue their education after earning a certificate or Associate degree.
Is predicted in business and financial operations occupations between 2020-2030.
Projected for in-demand finance-related occupations through 2030!
With Blue Ridge CTC’s flexible, affordable, and relevant 2-year accounting program, students become workforce-ready or plan their pathway towards a 4-year degree. The Accounting program ensures students:
Do you have an analytical mind and enjoy working with numbers? The Blue Ridge CTC Accounting program provides exposure to real-time accounting and business skills necessary to become an Accounting Paraprofessional!
Throughout the Accounting program, students learn how to analyze, verify, prepare and communicate financial information for real-time business situations. Students also learn to prepare financial reports, update and maintain accounting records, process expenditures, receipts, payables, receivables and payroll, and a lot more.
Earn this degree through our School of Professional Studies and University Transfer!
On Campus, Hybrid, Online
With an Accounting degree, students learn accounting skills needed to seek employment directly in real well-paying roles including accounting clerk, auditing clerk, financial analyst, bookkeeper, bank teller, budget analyst, and more.
The Accounting degree teaches core concepts needed to enter the world of accounting or plan a pathway to transfer to a 4-year program. Learning outcomes include principles of accounting, taxation, small business accounting, business law, personal finance, payroll management, and more. The curriculum allows students to:
Blue Ridge CTC offers a holistic, industry-focused approach to learning, leading to a path-breaking professional career and continuing education opportunities.
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Blue Ridge CTC acts as a catalyst to career goals, gives students exposure to real-time career prospects and provides a learning environment supporting personal and professional growth.
Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:
Deliver real-world learning to shape students’ job market competency.
Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.
Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.
Integrates best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learning.
We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.
Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations and more!
We provide high-tech classes, labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.
We recognize talent and celebrate performance with awards and acknowledgments.
We have supportive staff to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.
We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:
Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.
Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.
With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.
Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.
As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.
Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.
Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.
The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.
We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities that may assist into the workforce directly after graduating.
We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.
We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.
We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the government and Private sectors.
The school is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide technical skills for real jobs.
Learn more about alumni who successfully reached their goals by earning an education at Blue Ridge CTC!
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Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.