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What Can I Do With This Accounting Degree?

Accountant or Auditor1

Your online bachelor’s degree in Accounting can help you get your foot in the door as a Staff Accountant or a Financial Auditor, providing the reports a business needs to remain financially stable. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for Accountants and Auditors was $69,350 in 2017. It’s a field projected to grow 10 percent by 2026.

Budget Analyst2

Your online accounting degree from University of the Cumberlands can also prepare you for a career organizing the finances of public or private organizations. According to the BLS, professional Budget Analysts earned a 2017 median annual wage of $75,240. Job growth for these positions is projected to hold steady at 7% for most of the next decade.

Careers
With the right experience and appropriate credentials, graduates of the Accounting degree program from University of the Cumberlands should be able to pursue one of the following business careers:

  • Cost Accountant
  • General Accountant
  • Assurance Manager
  • Audit Partner
  • Business Analyst
  • Budget Coordinator
  • Budget Officer
  • Financial Examiner
  • Business Teacher

$69,350  Median Annual Pay for Accountants and Auditors1

1Accountants and Auditors
2Budget Analysts