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Accounting Jobs and Career Outlook

Qualify for Growing Accounting Opportunities

The need for qualified, licensed accounting professionals is steadily rising due to a thriving global economy and the rapid development of businesses and organizations. Your online bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of New Haven will help you pursue these openings and achieve your career goals.

With our accounting degree, you could secure a position as an entry-level accountant or move into work in accounts receivable, accounts payable, full-charge bookkeeping, payroll service, and more. With your unique skills and interests, your education can apply to virtually any industry you choose.

Financial Specialist


Financial specialists assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently. Their job duties can vary depending on their specialties, such as finance, insurance, or healthcare.

General Accountant/Auditor


Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records, identify potential areas of opportunity and risk, and provide solutions for businesses and individuals. Accountants and auditors in the finance and insurance industries earn about $81,000 yearly.

Additional career options include:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Budget analyst
  • Certified public accountant (CPA)
  • External auditor
  • Financial analyst
  • Government accountant
  • Information technology (IT) auditor
  • Internal auditor
  • Management accountant
  • Personal financial advisor
  • Public accountant
  • Revenue agent
  • Tax examiner

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Program Outcomes

When you complete the online B.S. in Accounting degree, you will be able to:

Career Support

Our nationally recognized Career Development Center can support you during your program and help you find a job after graduation. We’ll prepare you for the next step in your career through interview prep, salary negotiation tips, and more.

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Our dedicated faculty are committed to your success and provide the personal attention you need to thrive professionally and academically.

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  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Accountants and Auditors. Retrieved from