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Accounting Jobs & Careers

Advance Your Career as a Leader in the Accounting Field

Due to factors like globalization and a complex regulatory environment, trained accounting leaders continue to be in demand. Businesses of all types need accounting professionals who can think critically, solve problems, and analyze financial data.

The University of New Haven’s online M.S. in Accounting prepares you for a wide range of accounting and auditing careers. Concentration option in Accounting Analytics (STEM) gives you the skills you need to pursue rewarding and lucrative accounting jobs.

Corporate Controller

$105,303/year3

Corporate controllers coordinate all the financial operations of an organization. They oversee reporting and compliance to ensure accuracy, as well as managing budgets, investments, and assets.

Managerial Accountant

$72,026/year4

Managerial accounts develop and manage an organization’s financial and bookkeeping systems. They assess risk, plan budgets, and prepare reports that enable stakeholders to make informed financial decisions.

Additional Accounting jobs:

  • Chief financial officer
  • Financial analyst
  • Certified public accountant

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Gain Valuable Skills for Continued Success

When you complete the online M.S. in Accounting program, you will:

Concentration Options

Forensics

Develop your skills in areas like forensic auditing and business valuation to prepare for high-demand careers in the growing field of forensic accounting.

Accounting Analytics (STEM)

This STEM-designated concentration features cutting-edge topics like database management, data visualization, and machine learning to enhance your knowledge in an emerging skill area.

Career Support

Our nationally-recognized Career Development Center can support you during your program and help you find a job after graduation.

Contact us at 203.479.4858 to learn more.

Career Development Center

Through interview prep, salary negotiation tips, and more, we’ll prepare you for the next step in your career.

Alumni Network

Access our active global network of more than 60,000 alumni to make meaningful professional connections.

One-on-One Support

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

Assessments

Explore your strengths and make informed career decisions with the Focus 2 assessment tool.

Sources:

  1. 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.
  2. Payscale, Average Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Chief_Financial_Officer_(CFO)/Salary.
  3. Payscale, Average Corporate Controller Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Corporate_Controller/Salary.
  4. Payscale, Average Managerial Accounting Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Managerial_Accounting/Salary.

*Click here to learn more about licensure information for the online MS in Accounting program.

*Please note that students cannot earn CPA certification simply by earning a college degree. Some state licensing board regulations include narrow educational requirements such as specific semester hours in accounting and business courses, and there are additional considerations such as experience, age and residency that must be considered.