Careers & Alumni
Accounting is a versatile degree and the job growth for the next eight years is expected to be 16%. Students who graduate with a degree in accounting may find jobs in many areas including:
- Bank Examiner
- Certified Management Accountant
- Certified Public Accountant
- Cost Accountant
- FBI Agent
- Financial Advisor (Municipal, County, State and Federal levels of government)
- Financial Manager
- Forensic Accountant
- Internal Auditor
- Internal Revenue Service Agent
- Management Consultant
- Operations Accountant
- Tax Manager
Potential starting salaries in this field are close to $41,000 and have the potential during a career to reach from $81,000 to $300,000 or more. The big four accounting firms start at $61,690.
Accounting Graduate's Success
Keystone graduates have pursued a master’s degrees at Marywood University in Finance/ Investments.
Keystone graduates have been hired by Arthur Anderson, AT&T, Bradford County Human Services, Cigna Healthcare, CPG Int., Davidson Fox & Company, LLP, Farley Financial, F.M. Howell & Co., Gibbons Ford, Guthrie Healthcare Systems, Harper Collins Publishers, Ingersoll-Rand, Landmark Community Bank, Lockheed Martin, Lowe’s, Mercy Hospital, Moody’s Investment Services, Nabisco, Parente Randolph, Paxar Corporation, Penn Security Bank & Trust Company, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Procter and Gamble, Prudential Financial, McGrail, Merkel, Quinn and Associates (MMQ), Robert Rossi & Co., and Time Warner.
The Keystone College Promise
A pledge to first-time, full-time students in good academic, financial, and social standing.
Keystone College asserts that within six months after graduating from Keystone and fulfilling the requirements of the Career Development Center, you will have received at least one job offer, or where appropriate, be accepted into a transfer or graduate program. In the event this does not occur, we will provide you with additional courses and career counseling at no additional charge.