With stricter financial laws and tougher scrutiny of company finances, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 11% growth rate for accountants and auditors between 2014 and 2024.* Most positions will require at least a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field.† Our online and on-site accounting degree programs offer flexible start dates. (Certain dates may not be available at all campus locations. Speak with an advisor for details.)
You will work closely with faculty members who are experienced in the accounting field and are dedicated to helping you:
- Acquire a solid background in economics, finance, management, law, information systems, quantitative methods, and taxation
- Apply the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to business applications
- Improve your skills in communication, teamwork, and decision making while gaining a strong professional ethic and practical experience
- Complete a capstone project in accounting to demonstrate your ability to apply theories and concepts learned to real-world accounting practices.
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(*) Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017 Edition, Accountants and Auditors, www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/accountants-and-auditors.htm. National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.
(†) Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.
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Last updated November 17, 2016