Learn About the Many Opportunities in the Field of Accounting and Bookkeeping
Accounting Jobs And Opportunities
Become acquainted with the traits, qualifications, responsibilities and compensation for bookkeepers, accounting clerks, accountants, and certified public accountants. Learn how all levels of accounting expertise are used in businesses and other organizations.
Explore the variety of academic degrees including a two-year degree, a four-year bachelor's degree with a major in accounting, a 150-credit accounting degree, or a master's degree in accounting. Become aware of why your choice of college and your college activities are important for your success.
To become a certified public accountant (CPA) today generally requires a minimum of 150 college credits including a significant amount of accounting courses, followed by passing the CPA Exam and attaining professional accounting work experience. Use our links to determine the specific requirements in your state.
The CPA Exam is so difficult that only 45-63% of the exam takers will pass this 4-part exam. We provide you with a brief overview of the CPA Exam and links to resources for additional materials to help you prepare.
CMA And Other Certifications
Become familiar with the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and the CMA Exam. You will also find a list of various certifications, credentials, and other designations that will distinguish you from others in the field of accounting.