Accounting Jobs and Career Outlook
Qualify for Growing Accounting Opportunities
- 6% job growth1
- 81,100 new jobs through 20311
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 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.
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 over $78,000 yearly.
Additional career options include:
- 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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When you complete the online B.S. in Accounting degree, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental business concepts in functional areas.
- Solve business problems using appropriate quantitative and analytical techniques.
- Use various analysis software, such as Excel and Microsoft Office.
- Assess the impact of the interaction of functional areas and external environments on an organization.
- Understand how businesses function in the global marketplace.
- Appreciate global diversity and how differences among cultures affect business practices and decision‐making.
- Understand social responsibility and its effect on stakeholders.
- Apply a variety of ethical principles within the business environment.
- Create well-written documents related to business topics.
- Prepare and deliver an effective oral presentation on a business topic.
- Demonstrate effective team skills.
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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- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Accountants and Auditors. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/accountants-and-auditors.htm#tab-6.