Credits: 60 w/an associate degree
Cost per credit: $295
The online bachelor's degree in accounting prepares graduates to sit for the CPA exam.
The online BS in Accounting from SUNY Plattsburgh is part of its School of Business & Economics that is an AACSB-accredited school – a designation awarded to 5% of business schools around the world. The demand for accounting professionals is expected to rise through 2029, and the median salary for accountants and auditors with at least a bachelor's degree is $75,560 per year.
Students who have earned an associate degree can finish the last two years of their accounting degree online. The program provides a unique opportunity and access to students who have an associate degree from a SUNY or CUNY school and want to continue their education in a field that is always hiring. The SUNY Online accounting bachelor's degree through SUNY Plattsburgh offers New York residents and working adults with scheduling and location constraints.
After successful completion of the bachelor's degree in accounting, students will be able to sit for the CPA exam in NY State under the 120-credit rule. However, not everyone who studies accounting wants to be an accountant. Graduates in accounting have also pursued careers in business management, finance, and even law enforcement, equipped with the management, forensic, and financial skills gained in the online accounting program.
This program provides students who have earned an associate degree in business or accounting the opportunity to complete their bachelor's degree and become true leaders in the world of accounting and finance.
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