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LIU Post School of Professional Accountancy to Host Open House on February 4

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Rita Langdon,Associate Provost and Director of Public Relations
LIU Post,
Long Island University
516-299-2334

Brookville, N.Y. – LIU Post’s School of Professional Accountancy will host an accounting open house on Saturday, February 4, 2012 in room 100 of Lorber Hall on the Brookville campus. LIU Post (formerly known as the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University) prepares students for all aspects of this growing industry, including tax preparation, computer auditing and financial planning.

Job opportunities abound for accountants and tax professionals in today’s complex business environments. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that accountancy and taxation are one of the fastest-growing career fields, expanding by 22% through 2018. An entry-level accountant in New York State can expect to earn approximately $50,000 annually in their first year. The median income for an experienced professional in this field is roughly $80,000 annually.

Attend the open house to learn about accounting and admissions scholarships, financial assistance and paid internships that may lead to full-time jobs in a number of rewarding fields. Learn about degree programs, including the B.S. in Accountancy, accelerated B.S./M.S. in Accountancy, accelerated B.S./M.B.A. in Accountancy and new blended learning programs to acquire an M.S. in Accountancy or M.S. in Taxation.

LIU Post established the first autonomous school of professional accountancy in the nation in 1974.

To register for the open house call (516) 299-2900 or visit liu.edu/post/yes. To learn more about the LIU Post accounting programs at liu.edu/post/accountancy. The campus is located at 720 Northern Boulevard (Route 25A) in Brookville.

Posted 01/25/2012

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