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Accounting

As long as businesses exist, accountants will be in demand. Accountants play an essential role in keeping businesses within their budgets, and the number of available jobs in accounting and auditing is expected to grow 11 percent between 2014 and 2024.

If you have strong mathematics skills and are able to analyze, compare and interpret facts and figures, a career in accounting may be right for you. If you currently hold an accounting position, learn more about our master’s degree program where you can grow your career and become a leader within your industry.

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Online On Campus

Program Objective:

To help you take an important first step toward a career in this field.

Program Description:

Help contribute to the success of a wide variety of organizations as you understand essential accounting principles. Receive one-on-one instruction from faculty with specific expertise in:

  • Public accounting
  • Corporate income taxation
  • Accounting information systems
  • Auditing
  • Law enforcement
  • Education

Program Outcomes:

Upon graduation, you will receive an associate degree and possess the knowledge and skills necessary for career success in the field of accounting within a wide array of areas such as:

  • Manufacturing
  • Law enforcement
  • Education
  • Health care
  • Government
  • Sports
  • Entertainment

The Associate of Science in Accounting degree is not designed to fulfill Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure requirements in an individual state, however, the program can be used to partially fulfill licensure requirements. The program is also not designed to fulfill Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification requirements, although the program can be used to partially fulfill these requirements (the other requirements can be found on the Institute of Management Accountants website: https://www.imanet.org/). Professional credentials vary by state and include requirements outside of education, which may include exams, background checks, work experience, and more. Post University does not guarantee licensure. It is ultimately the responsibility of individual students to be in charge of their own licensure process and to make sure that all requirements are met in obtaining licensure. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body.

The following table shows whether Post University, with completion of the appropriate curriculum, does or does not fulfill the educational requirements for a specific license:

Certified Public Accountant Disclosure by State

At Post University, we are committed to making students’ education a personal experience. We keep our class sizes small to encourage in-depth discussions and collaborative problem solving. As soon as you enroll, you’ll be matched with an academic advisor who will be there to discuss your college-to-career path.

Contact us today to learn more about how our personal, hands-on approach to an education in accounting can help you achieve your goals.

Online On Campus

Program Objective:

To help you enhance your accounting ability and expertise.

Program Description:

Help contribute to the success of a wide variety of organizations as you understand essential accounting principles and gain the skills necessary to:

  • Audit financial statements
  • Offer financial consultation services
  • Analyze profitability
  • Develop budgets
  • Provide tax planning/preparation services

Program Outcomes:

Upon graduation, you will receive a bachelor’s degree and possess the knowledge and skills necessary for career success in the field of accounting within a wide array of areas such as:

  • Manufacturing
  • Law enforcement
  • Education
  • Health care
  • Government
  • Sports
  • Entertainment

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree is not designed to fulfill Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure requirements in an individual state, however, the program can be used to partially fulfill licensure requirements. The program is also not designed to fulfill Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification requirements, although the program can be used to partially fulfill these requirements (the other requirements can be found on the Institute of Management Accountants website: https://www.imanet.org/). EProfessional credentials vary by state and include requirements outside of education, which may include exams, background checks, work experience, and more. Post University does not guarantee licensure. It is ultimately the responsibility of individual students to be in charge of their own licensure process and to make sure that all requirements are met in obtaining licensure. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body.

The following table shows whether Post University, with completion of the appropriate curriculum, does or does not fulfill the educational requirements for a specific license:

Certified Public Accountant Disclosure by State

At Post University, we are committed to making students’ education a personal experience. We keep our class sizes small to encourage in-depth discussions and collaborative problem solving. As soon as you enroll, you’ll be matched with an academic advisor who will be there to discuss your college-to-career path.

Contact us today to learn more about how our personal, hands-on approach to an education in accounting can help you achieve your goals.

Online

Program Objective:

To help you seek greater advancement opportunities in the accounting profession.

Program Description:

Develop strong technical accounting skills while you enhance other key building blocks for career enhancement:

  • Business communication
  • Client relationship management
  • Business development
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Professional standards and ethics

Program Outcomes:

The Master of Science in Accounting degree is not designed to fulfill Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure requirements in an individual state, however, the program can be used to partially fulfill licensure requirements. The program is also not designed to fulfill Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification requirements, although the program can be used to partially fulfill these requirements (the other requirements can be found on the Institute of Management Accountants website: https://www.imanet.org/). Professional credentials vary by state and include requirements outside of education, which may include exams, background checks, work experience, and more. Post University does not guarantee licensure. It is ultimately the responsibility of individual students to be in charge of their own licensure process and to make sure that all requirements are met in obtaining licensure. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body.

The following table shows whether Post University, with completion of the appropriate curriculum, does or does not fulfill the educational requirements for a specific license:

Certified Public Accountant Disclosure by State

At Post University, we are committed to making students’ education a personal experience. We keep our class sizes small to encourage in-depth discussions and collaborative problem solving. As soon as you enroll, you’ll be matched with an academic advisor who will be there to discuss your college-to-career path.

Contact us today to learn more about how our personal, hands-on approach to an education in accounting can help you achieve your goals.

Online

Program Objective:

To help those who currently hold a bachelor’s degree in a non-accounting or non-business discipline gain essential accounting skills.

Program Description:

Enhance your education by developing accounting skills that are becoming increasingly vital in a variety of organizations. Become acquainted with such subject areas as:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Federal Income Taxes
  • Auditing

Program Outcomes:

The online Certificate in Accounting (Post-Baccalaureate), offered through the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business at Post University, is designed to provide individuals who currently hold a bachelor’s degree in a non-accounting or non-business discipline with the accounting education necessary to become an accounting professional in small to mid-sized accounting firms.

Students who wish to enroll in this graduate certificate program are required to have a bachelor’s degree. 

The Certificate in Accounting (Post-Baccalaureate) program is not designed to fulfill Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure requirements in an individual state, however, the program can be used to partially fulfill licensure requirements. Professional credentials vary by state and include requirements outside of education, which may include exams, background checks, work experience, and more. Post University does not guarantee licensure. It is ultimately the responsibility of individual students to be in charge of their own licensure process and to make sure that all requirements are met in obtaining licensure. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body.

The following table shows whether Post University, with completion of the appropriate curriculum, does or does not fulfill the educational requirements for a specific license:

Certified Public Accountant Disclosure by State

At Post University, we are committed to making students’ education a personal experience. We keep our class sizes small to encourage in-depth discussions and collaborative problem solving. As soon as you enroll, you’ll be matched with an academic advisor who will be there to discuss your college-to-career path.

Contact us today to learn more about how our personal, hands-on approach to an education in accounting can help you achieve your goals.

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