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Graduates of the various types of accounting programs typically find work as bookkeepers, accountants, financial advisors, investment professionals or others involved in the financial aspects of business and business management. Many graduates of master and bachelor level programs in accounting will continue on with their education to earn their CPA (certified public accountant), or as Certified Management Accountants or Certified Internal Auditors. Just as many may choose to work in field of tax preparation, banking or even as financial advisors or investment professionals. Many business majors take a minor or complimentary program in accounting so they are able to understand and interpret complex financial reporting and planning. Some accounting graduates may also choose to work as accounting assistants to gain practical experience during and after graduation. Typically these individuals will still be qualified for promotions and even management positions after they have c! ompleted actual work experience within the company or department.

Classes in accounting include basic accounting and advanced principles, financial report preparation, accounting ethics and legal regulations, computer software in accounting, security, auditing, financial planning and all other aspects of financial management. Classes will allow students to use actual examples and scenarios to apply the knowledge learned in the structured lesson to actual case studies. Students will also learn the various computer accounting programs as well as issues dealing with security and transferal of information electronically. Class assignments may also include advanced calculations, complex and multi-company or department accounting, payroll, taxation and management of assistants and support staff.

Graduates of an accounting program may also complete classes on running their own business or management of businesses. With the wide variety of career opportunities for graduates to choose from it is possible to customize classes and training to prepare for the particular aspect of accounting that is of interest.

Certificate Programs

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Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting from Cardean University

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting program prepares business students for entering into the professional accounting field. They designed this program for individuals and senior or mid-level managers seeking increased job opportunities… Additional Information »

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Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting from Ellis MBA Program

They design the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting program for individuals seeking work or are already working in a field where they require an understanding of accounting and accounting related matters, which could help them in varied… Additional Information »

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Certificate in Accounting from

The certificate in accounting program is an excellent option for those wishing to understand the basic accounting principles and practices used in accounting and financial management for all types of businesses. The program is an good choice of certificate… Additional Information »

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Diploma in Accounting from

Designed primarily for students with an accounting bachelor's degree, the diploma in accounting program from Strayer University prepares them for their CPA examination. Many professionals wanting to gain knowledge of accounting procedures, laws, and… Additional Information »

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Executive Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting from

The executive graduate certificate in professional accounting program from Strayer University provides technical and professional specialists, senior or mid level managers, technical specialists, executives, and current accountants, with a solid base… Additional Information »

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Diploma in Accounting from Minnesota School of Business

Students seeking their accounting diploma will learn about tax codes, developing auditing reports, communicating financial data and working with accounting computer programs. Graduates of the program may be eligible for careers as controllers, financial… Additional Information »

Associates Programs

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Associate of Arts in Accounting from

Students who want to work for accounting firms or in accounting departments will have to learn the basics of business accounting in order to handle many of the day to day tasks. Courses include business accounting, human resources accounting, economics,… Additional Information »

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Associate of Applied Science in Accounting from Everest College Phoenix - Online

Job openings in the accounting field are predicted to significantly increase over the next few years. Now is the time to position yourself for this trend by ensuring that you have a solid knowledge of accounting practices and procedures. Our extensive… Additional Information »

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Associate of Applied Science in Accounting from Rasmussen College

For students who want to work in payroll departments, purchasing, or other accounting departments, completion of this degree program is necessary. Students will learn more than just the basics of accounting. They will learn how to analyze data, create… Additional Information »

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Associate of Arts in Accounting from Keiser University

Students who want to work in accounting departments, finance, or as project managers, should complete this degree program in accounting. The skills learned in this program will teach students how to calculate profits and loss, how to create budgets, and… Additional Information »

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Associate's Degree in Accounting from Bryant and Stratton College

This program prepares students for entry-level jobs in accounting fields like tax preparation, retail accounting and managerial accounting. Students will learn how to analyze financial data, understand accounting formulas, prepare reports and more. Course… Additional Information »

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Associate of Business in Accounting from Baker College Online

Those who want to earn a degree in accounting will be able to find employment in accounting departments, firms, government agencies, and consulting firms. There are many duties accounts are responsible for including maintaining an accurate record of expenses… Additional Information »

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Associate of Business in Accounting/Computer Information Systems from Baker College Online

For those who are looking for a career in accounting, learning about the latest computer information systems and software is important. Students will learn about these programs and how to use them in a business environment while earning their degree in… Additional Information »

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Associate of Business in Accounting/Management from Baker College Online

Management positions within accounting departments require the knowledge of running group projects, the latest tax laws, and being able to work well with a wide variety of people. Those who want to enter into management positions within an accounting… Additional Information »

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Associate of Science in Accounting from Everest University Online

Students who want to earn a degree in accounting will be able to find employment in small and large companies, government agencies, and in private organizations. Accounting requires students to learn how to exam earnings and expenses and record them so… Additional Information »

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Associate of Science in Accounting from Mountain State University

Students and professionals wishing to break into the accounting field can begin their education with an AS from Mountain State. Students learn the necessary practical tools and techniques related to taxation, auditing, bookkeeping and more. The program… Additional Information »

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Associate of Applied Science in Accounting -- Banking from Rasmussen College

This career-oriented program readies students for successful jobs in banking and finance. Students learn about banking law, mortgage lending, income tax, accounting and other relevant issues that affect the day to day responsibilities of a bank teller,… Additional Information »

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Associate of Applied Science in Accounting -- Financial Accounting from Rasmussen College

The Financial Accounting specialization gives students a solid introduction to all areas of accounting, and offers a focused study of bookkeeping, auditing and using accounting technology. Courses include Business Law, Business Ethics and Payroll Accounting,… Additional Information »

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Associate of Applied Science in Accounting -- Financial Investigations from Rasmussen College

This cutting-edge degree prepares students for work as consultants, investigators and fraud prevention assistants. Coursework and assignments cover topics like loss prevention and asset protection, criminal justice and fraud examination, as well as basic… Additional Information »

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Associate of Applied Accounting from Rasmussen College

This entry-level degree introduces basic accounting principles and applications for students wishing to work in financial offices or advance their studies by pursuing a higher-level degree. Students learn how to analyze financial data, use relevant computer… Additional Information »

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Associate of Applied Science in Accounting from Kaplan University Online

This program exposes students to basic accounting principles, as well as industry-related technology systems and other business practices. Coursework trains students to effectively and accurately communicate financial data to other business professionals… Additional Information »

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Associate of Arts in Accounting from Keiser University

This introductory program gives students the tools they need to work with business financial data and start careers as accounting clerks. Students learn the basics of reporting, recording and evaluating financial data through technology systems and effective… Additional Information »

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Associate of Science in Accounting Specialist from Virginia College Online

This two year program is designed for working professionals who want to increase their marketability and learn advanced accounting skills relevant to the current workplace. Graduates of the program will be eligible for positions as tax clerks, professional… Additional Information »

Bachelors Programs

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Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Baker College Online

For those who want to earn a degree and qualify to take the CPA exam, completing this degree program is essential. There are many opportunities for accountants who want to work in corporate, non-profit, and government settings. Understanding taxation… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Jones International University

Accounting departments are needed by corporations and other organizations in order to monitor spending and profits. Those who want to work in accounting departments need to complete a degree in accounting in order to use the latest in computer software,… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Everest University Online

Students who want to pursue a career in accounting will be able to find employment in accounting firms, accounting departments within companies and other organizations, and small businesses. A degree in accounting will teach students how to analyze data,… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Regis University

Skills students will learn while earning a degree in accounting include creating budgets, financial planning, tax law, bookkeeping, and billing. Students will be able to find employment with small and large companies, government organizations, and non-profit… Additional Information »

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BS Accounting from Western Governors University

The B.S. in Accounting is designed for established accountants or bookkeepers seeking to advance their careers in accounting as well as for individuals seeking a career change into accounting. You will become a competent accountant with a thorough education… Additional Information »

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BBA in Accounting from

The Bachelor in Business Administration in accounting allows graduates to complete coursework required to move towards a CPA designation. The program focuses on the more advanced theories and practices in business accounting including taxation, record… Additional Information »

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BS in Accounting from University of Maryland College Park

For those students that are interested in going beyond the basics of business accounting a Bachelor of Science in accounting will be ideal. This program of study allows students to work with the latest in technology to understand new trends in computerized… Additional Information »

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BS in Accounting from Upper Iowa University

The goal of the Bachelor of Science in accounting program is to prepare graduates to work as accountants, auditors, financial planners or bookkeepers in a variety of different agencies, companies and organizations. The program will build on the basic… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Business Administration: Major in Accounting from

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in business administration with a specialization in accounting may be working towards a more advanced accounting degree or CPA level certification, or they may be working towards management positions within virtually… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Science in Business Accounting Technology from ITT Technical Institute Online

This degree program was designed to give students an overview of accounting principles and business methodologies in order to prepare them for working in the business world. There are many companies in various industries that seek employees who can oversee… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Bellevue University

This program readies students for lucrative careers in business by giving them a solid background in accounting skills and techniques. Students will learn how to make sense of tax reports and systems, prepare statements, use current accounting technology… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Colorado Techinical University Onilne

Ambitious students can complete their B.S. in Accounting in just 15 months, putting them on the fast track to professional success. They will learn practical, career-focused skills that will enable them to work with accounting technology systems, prepare… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Franklin University

Accounting majors active in Franklin University's B.S. program will supplement their general education classes with core business courses and focused accounting classes, including Legal Elements of Fraud, Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting and Income… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Herzing University

Accounting majors study in-depth theories and analyses of accounting while learning the practical skills they need to satisfy entry-level job requirements and pass the CPA exam. Coursework will cover a variety of accounting related topics and will prepare… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Minnesota School of Business

Students gain the skills and understanding they need to compete for jobs in this field with the BS in Accounting program. Course work covers topics in taxes, auditing, accounting systems and management strategies, giving students a practical, career-oriented… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Mountain State University

Students getting a Bachelor's level education in Accounting will be prepared for jobs in public accounting, nonprofit accounting and managerial accounting. This broad-based program exposes students to industry-related theory and encourages participation… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Science in Business Accountancy from National University

This career-focused Accounting program, challenges students to become proficient in all areas of finance, including preparing and communicating financial reports, working with nonprofit organizations, measuring equities, and using appropriate technology.… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Keiser University

Students are introduced to all areas of business in this degree program but dedicate extra focus to the study of accounting. Students learn about auditing, tax preparation and managerial accounting. Upper-level classes range from Legal and Ethical Environment… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Science in Private Sector Accounting from Virginia College Online

Students in this program gain an understanding of accounting systems used in the private sector, including budgeting, financial accounting, internal audting and others. The program also exposes students to the basics of accounting for governmental and… Additional Information »

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BA in Accounting from Ashford University

Students looking to pursue a career in accounting will get all the skills they‘ll need through the BA in Accounting program from Ashford University. Courses leading up to the degree will help students to build their analytical, conceptual and technical… Additional Information »

Masters Programs

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Master of Professional Accounting from

The Master of Professional Accounting program from Strayer University provides students with the graduate level, specialized education they require for positions as professional accountants in non-profit organizations, small to large companies, government… Additional Information »

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Master of Science in Accounting from Liberty University

This in-depth accounting program provides students with highly specialized skills in national and international accounting. Students sharpen their critical thinking and analytical skills, as well as improve their proficiency in computers and industry-related… Additional Information »

MBA Programs

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MBA - Accounting and Information Systems from Cardean University

A degree in a Master of Business Administration in accounting and information systems will provide students with in depth knowledge of the latest in technology in business information systems and accounting practices. Graduates of the program will be… Additional Information »

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MBA - Professional Accounting from Cardean University

More than just a basic accounting program the Master of Business Administration with a focus on professional accounting allows students to gain the practical and theoretical knowledge of accounting principles and apply them to management decisions.… Additional Information »

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MBA in Accounting from Baker College Online

For those professionals that already have a bachelor level training in accounting and wish to expand their knowledge of the principles and practices within the field a Master of Business Administration with a focus on accounting will provide that additional… Additional Information »

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MBA in Accounting from Saint Leo University

Real world technology, case studies and scenarios makes the Master of Business Administration in accounting program highly practical while still providing in depth education in the theory and principles behind advanced accounting techniques and practices.… Additional Information »

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MBA in Accounting from Upper Iowa University

p> Professionals with a bachelor of accounting or business management program that wish to apply for their CPA standing will benefit from completing a Master of Business Administration in accounting through Upper Iowa University. The program is geared… Additional Information »

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MBA in Accounting and Information Systems from Ellis MBA Program

There is an increasing reliance on technology in all aspects of business management and supervision and accounting departments are no different. More and more software applications, intranets and networking systems are being used to allow the quick… Additional Information »

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MBA in Professional Accountancy from Utica College

As with most Master of Business Administration in professional accountancy programs the Uttica College program allows students to gain the knowledge and skills needed to advance to the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credentialing. This certification… Additional Information »

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MBA in Professional Accounting from Ellis MBA Program

One of the key components of the program of study in the Master of Business Administration in professional accounting is to allow those already working in the field to continue their educational careers and position themselves for more advanced career… Additional Information »

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MBA in Accounting from Colorado Techinical University Onilne

An MBA in Accounting gives students access to the tools, training and strategies they need to compete in the business and finance world. Subjects covered include tax, financial reporting, organizational behavior, managerial accounting and others. Students… Additional Information »

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