Accounting Degree Prospectus

Strong growth of accountants and auditor jobs over the 2006-16 decade is expected to result from stricter accounting and auditing regulations, along with an expanding economy. The best job prospects will be for accountants and auditors who have a college degree or any certification.

Some Careers in Accounting are but not limited to Income Tax Accountant, Internal Auditor, Financial Procedures Analyst, Budget Analyst, Controller, Government Contracts Manager, Tax Associate, Accountant.

According Robert Half International, a staffing services firm specializing in accounting and finance, salary survey conducted in 2007, a general accountants and internal auditors with up to 1 year of experience earned between $31,500 and $48,250 a year. Those with 1 to 3 years of experience earned between $36,000 and $60,000. Senior accountants and auditors earned between $43,250 and $79,250, managers between $51,250 and $101,500, and directors of accounting and internal auditing between $68,000 and $208,000. The variation in salaries reflects differences in size of firm, location, level of education, and professional credentials.

Rasmussen - Online

Learn to manage the finances of small businesses, corporate offices, financial institutions, and more with an online Bachelor's in Accounting degree from Rasmussen College Online. After earning your degree, you can work in almost any industry across the globe. It is a stable and ever-growing occupation with many opportunities for career advancement.

  • Associates in Financial Accounting - Online
  • Bachelor's in Accounting - Online

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Virginia College - Online

  • Associateís degree program - Accounting Specialist:- The online accounting associateís degree program is for students who work in the accounting field and wish to complete accounting courses beyond the diploma level. The online accounting degree program prepares you for positions in private sector accounting such as: Accounting clerk, Accounts payable/receivable specialist, Personal income tax clerk, Collection clerk, Professional bookkeeper. The online accounting specialist program includes exam review; graduates of this program are encouraged to sit for the Certified Bookkeeper (CB) national certification.

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Western Governors - Online

  • B.S. in Accounting:- This online accounting degree program will prepare you for the challenges and rewards of a career in accounting. WGU is a non-profit university with affordable tuition. Tuition for this degree is just $2,890 per 6-month term or just $5,780 per year.

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Please Note:- Applicants must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants will be required to take an online admission test

Florida Tech University Online

  • Bachelor of Arts - BA in Accounting:- As new businesses emerge and financial laws change, demand for professionals with an accounting degree is expected to continue to grow. If youíre good with numbers and enjoy working with people, this online accounting degree is the one for you. Bachelorís of Arts in Accounting degree prepares you for a career in financial, managerial and cost accounting, tax planning, auditing, international accounting, and accounting for mergers and acquisitions. As a graduate, you could pursue a career in either public or private accounting (profit and not-for-profit) or in the government. This BA Accounting degree also establishes a foundation for becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

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Post University Online

  • B.S. in Accounting:- The Bachelor of Science in Accounting Degree program provides instruction in the latest accepted accounting principles and practices with a curriculum that emphasizes reasoning and communication skills. You will develop an understanding of financial accounting, tax, cost, and information systems as implemented in a variety of organizations; also to understand the regulatory environment within which the financial professions operates. The curriculum also promotes ethical and professional conduct by graduates from our Accounting Degree programs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the median annual earnings of wage and salary accountants and auditors is $54,630, with the top 10% earning over $94,050!

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  • A.S. in Accounting:- Post University's Associate of Science in Accounting Degree is designed to give you strong basis to continue your business studies and an opportunity to enter the accounting field. After completing this degree program, you should have acquired an understanding of accounting through courses that cover finance, economics, finance, management, marketing, information technology, and related fields. An AS degree in accounting can also prepare you for continued educational endeavors in bachelor level programs.

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  • Online CPA Accounting Certification:- Post University now offers certification in all 50 states. Post University's Accelerated Accounting Certificate provides individuals who currently hold a baccalaureate degree in a non-accounting or non-business discipline, with the necessary educational requirements to sit for the CPA examination in their chosen state.

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