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Complete Guide to an Online Accounting Degree

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For people who enjoy numbers, accounting can be a good career match. Guide to Online Schools features 33 schools offering a total of 117 accounting programs. On average, 62 percent of our student reviewers recommended an online accounting program, and 100 percent said their accounting degree helped their career. Average yearly tuition at our online accounting programs is $15,990, with costs ranging from $4,020 to $44,463 a year.

Certificate Associate Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Annual Tuition Certificate $14,784 Associate $15,401 Bachelor's $15,381 Master's $14,293 Doctorate $12,455
Annual Earnings (mid-career) -- -- Bachelor's $81,776 Master's $102,512 Doctorate $114,959

Accounting degree programs are available from the associate degree to the PhD level. Associate programs introduce students to the basics of financial record keeping and prepare graduates to become bookkeepers or accounting assistants. The bachelor's degree is the usual entry-level requirement for staff accountant, auditor, and financial analyst positions. The graduate certificate or master's degree can be used to prepare for the Certified Public Accountant exam, which requires 150 total hours of college coursework in most states. Doctorate programs in accounting provide the opportunity to do in-depth research into accounting methods and practice.  

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116 Degrees from 32 Schools

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