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Gain the skills and earn the degree to sit for the CPA exam or work in business.

About Accounting

A career in accounting is versatile. The demand for accountants and auditors is expected to increase by 4% by 2029. You need a bachelor's degree to sit for the CPA exam, but employment opportunities exist for employees at all levels. Graduates pursue careers as bookkeepers, accountants, auditing clerks, auditors, and advisors.

Finish an associate degree or transfer your credits to the 4-year completion program in accounting. 

The median salary for entry-level positions without a 4-year degree is $42,410.

The median pay for accountants with a 4-year degree is $73,560.

Accountants work in nearly every sector - private and government.

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About Accounting

A career in accounting is versatile. The demand for accountants and auditors is expected to increase by 4% by 2029. You need a bachelor's degree to sit for the CPA exam, but employment opportunities exist for employees at all levels. Graduates pursue careers as bookkeepers, accountants, auditing clerks, auditors, and advisors.

Finish an associate degree or transfer your credits to the 4-year completion program in accounting. 

The median salary for entry-level positions without a 4-year degree is $42,410.

The median pay for accountants with a 4-year degree is $73,560.

Accountants work in nearly every sector - private and government.

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Our Graduates Work As

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    PAYROLL CLERK
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    FINANCIAL ANALYST
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    BOOKKEEPER
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    ACCOUNTANT
  • accounting role
    CFO

What Our Graduates Say

  • “Taking classes online is great as it provides me the ability to make a schedule of my own while maintaining a sense of balance between school and work.” - Taijah P

  • “SUNY adapts to a constantly changing average student life. While studying online I was able continue employment which furthered my experience in my field of study" - Jahad H

  • “With online study, I’ve been able to personally connect with my professors both online and over the phone to receive the one-on-one support that I need without having to rush my questions during a short class period.” - Taryn R

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Accounting Degree Pathway - Learn Your Way

Whether it's an associate, bachelor's, or graduate degree, a SUNY degree in accounting opens doors. Students can attend full-time or part-time. Explore the opportunities that will help you earn your SUNY accounting degree online and on your terms. 


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