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Accounting

Program Overview

In today’s complex business world, there is a demand for skilled accountants. This growing profession offers many job opportunities in public and private organizations. The Associate and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Accounting at Keiser University prepare students for employment in accounting careers. These degrees are designed to equip students with the accounting and communication skills required to succeed in this competitive field.

Program Objectives

The associate degree program focuses on entry-level accounting skills, including communication and ethics, needed in today’s professional environment. The program provides a fundamental understanding of not only essential practitioner skills but also addresses the unique skills needed by an entry-level accountant. Accounting topics include: financial accounting, federal taxation, and the use of office applications and accounting software.

In the bachelor’s degree program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of financial and managerial accounting, taxation, accounting information systems and auditing, and how to use accounting and business software systems. You’ll also gain a solid foundation in business with classes in management, finance, marketing, and business law. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam in the state of Florida*. 

Graduates of the BA in Accounting may continue their studies in Keiser University’s Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program.

Online Flexibility

These programs are also available through Keiser University’s 100% Online campus. This option gives students the flexibility, convenience and interactive support they need to earn their degrees and pursue a career in accounting and business.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the A.A. in Accounting program may pursue entry-level positions such as:

  • Accounting assistants
  • Bookkeepers

Graduates of the B.A. in Accounting program may pursue entry-level positions such as:

  • Staff accountant
  • Full charge bookkeeper
  • Accountant/Analyst
  • Tax accountant
  • Budget Analyst

Contact Keiser University today to learn more about our Accounting degree programs.

 

*CPA exam eligibility requirements are determined by each state’s board of accountancy. It is the responsibility of the student to verify their state’s CPA requirements.