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Accounting Schools

Numbers Add Up for Trained Accountants and CPAs

The nightly news always seems to be full of stories about corporate scandals involving questionable uses of funds. The great corporate demand these days is for trained, ethical accountants, and accounting schools are working hard to fill the need by providing accountant programs and courses that result in degrees, diplomas, and certificates.

Accountant training will help you choose your specialty in this critical, booming industry.

  • Public accountants perform all types of accounting for government agencies, corporations, large and small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals. Many public accountants give their career an extra boost by earning the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Management accountants are part of corporate executive teams responsible for strategic planning and development
  • Government accountants at every level of government make up a large percentage of all accountants. They maintain their agencies' fiscal records and may audit individuals' and businesses' tax payments
  • Internal auditors ensure that the business or nonprofit they work for is operating effectively, efficiently, and honestly

Accountant and CPA Jobs Growing Faster than Average

In 2006, accountants and auditors held about 1.274 million jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Because of stricter regulations, changing laws, and stockholders' increasing demand for fiscal accountability, BLS expects strong growth of 18 percent in the accounting field between 2006 and 2016. This means that more than 226,000 new accountants will be hired.

The median salary of accountants and auditors in 2008 was $59,430. Those with four-year degrees in an accountant and a CPA designation, usually earn considerably more than their peers with two-year degrees.

Although most accounting jobs require at least a bachelor's degree, even courses and classes earning you a diploma or certificate from an accredited accounting school will help you get your foot in the door. Accountant training can make the numbers add up for you!

Accounting Schools

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Everest University
Career-focused education designed to help you get the job you deserve.
Business Accounting, Accounting, Accounting and more.
  • Orange Park: 805 Wells Road Orange Park, FL 32073
  • Tampa: 3924 Coconut Palm Dr. Tampa, FL 33619
  • Largo: 1199 E Bay Drive Largo, FL 33770
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Berkeley College
The Berkeley Advantage®is part of a proven approach to career-focused education that can help students prepare for success.
BS, Accounting, BS, Bus Admin-Accounting, AAS, Bus Admin-Accounting and more.
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  • Little Falls: 44 Rifle Camp Road Little Falls, NJ 07424
  • New York: 3 East 43 Street New York, NY 10017

University of Phoenix
At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.
B.S. in Business/Accounting, A.A. in Accounting, A.A. in Accounting Fundamentals and more.
  • Online: Online, AL
  • Phoenix: Phoenix, AP
  • Colorado Springs: 2 North Cascade Avenue Suite 100 Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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TCI College of Technology
Get a quality technical education and prepare for a better job at TCI College of Technology in New York City.
Accounting Technology, Business Administration, and more.
  • New York: 320 West 31st St. New York, NY 10001

Heald College
Heald College provides hands-on educational programs that can help students prepare for careers in the healthcare, business, legal and technology fields.
Accounting, and more.
  • Portland: 6035 NE 78th Court Portland, OR 97218
  • Milpitas: 341 Great Mall Parkway Milpitas, CA 95035
  • Roseville: 7 Sierra Gate Plaza Roseville, CA 95678
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Strayer University
Continue your education with Strayer University.
BS: Accounting, MS: Accounting: International Accounting, MS: Accounting: Corporate Accounting and more.
  • Owings Mills: 500 Redland Court Suite 100 Owings Mills, MD 21117
  • Atlanta: 3355 Northeast Expressway Suite 100 Atlanta, GA 30341
  • Center Valley: 3800 Sierra Circle Suite 300 Center Valley, PA 18034
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Western International University
Try your first two online courses for only $200 each with our Start Smart (SM) Offer.
Master of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Accountancy Certificate and more.
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  • Phoenix: 9215 N Black Canyon Highway Phoenix, AZ 85021

Virginia College
Set your career in motion at Virginia College Online.
AS - Accounting Specialist, BS - Private Sector Accounting, and more.
  • Birmingham: 400 Chase Park South Suite 300 Birmingham, AL 35244

National American University
Flexible career learning to fit your busy lifestyle - National American University.
Accounting B.S., Accounting A.A.S., Business Administration Emphasis in Accounting B.S. and more.
  • Rapid City: 5301 South Highway 16 Rapid City, SD 57701
  • Wichita: 7309 E 21st Street N Suite G40 Wichita, KS 67206
  • Overland Park: 10310 Mastin Overland Park, KS 66212
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Ashworth College
Earn your degree or diploma on your schedule and succeed at Ashworth College.
Basic Accounting, and more.
  • Norcross: Norcross, GA

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