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Every company needs a skilled accountant or financial manager.

Whether you want to gain basic accounting skills or prepare for a graduate degree, our accounting and finance programs can get you where you want to go.

Our professional instructors and focus on solving real-world problems will give you the foundation you need for your career in accounting and finance.

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Ensign College is a proud member of the Institute of Management Accountants, which is the worldwide association of accounting and finance professionals in business.

Our student chapter provides networking opportunities and regular events to explore educational and career opportunities.

Degree Programs
Programs with an asterisk (*) include a bachelor's degree.
What's the Difference?

Not sure which path to take? Start with the Accounting Certificate, which is the foundation for all accounting and finance programs. Then use this comparison table to help you decide your next steps.

Accounting Certificate/Associate Accounting Bachelor's Finance Bachelor's
Program Structure
  • 15-credit certificate
  • Add general education requirements for a transferrable associate degree
  • Accounting Certificate
  • Business Analytics Certificate
  • Business core and upper division courses
  • Accounting Certificate
  • Business core and electives
  • Finance emphasis courses
Career Options
  • Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Auditing Clerk
  • Accountant
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Financial Manager
  • Auditor
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Actuary
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Wealth Manager
  • Financial Planner
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Manager/CFO
  • Credit Analyst
Earning Potential


2022 average annual wage for bookkeepers


2022 average annual wage for accountants and auditors


2022 average annual wage for financial and investment analysts

Minimum Time to Complete

Two semesters for certificate

Two years (4 semesters) for a certificate + associate degree

Four years (8 semesters)

Four years (8 semesters)

Connect with Us
Program Chair, Accounting
Office: 801-524-1994
Program Chair, Finance
Office: 801-524-1993
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