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Online B.B.A. in Accounting: Career Outlook

Your Accounting Career Success Begins Here

Utica University’s online B.B.A. in Accounting program delivers the academic foundation you need to succeed in an ever-changing business world, plus a portion of the courses required for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential. When you graduate, you’ll be fully prepared to pursue a master’s degree and complete the full CPA educational requirements to take the CPA exam and begin your accounting career.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a growing need for finance and accounting experts. The field of accounting is expected to expand by 4% through the decade. At this rate, more than 61,000 new positions for accountants and auditors will be created by 2029.



Accountants serve businesses and individuals by keeping detailed records of their finances for investment and tax purposes. They provide financial advice for investment opportunities, file taxes properly, and prevent potential loss.1



Financial managers serve businesses by setting financial goals and developing plans to achieve them. They also explore opportunities for investments and ways to achieve higher profits.2

Additional roles for graduates of the online B.B.A. in Accounting degree:

  • Auditing clerk
  • Cost estimator
  • Financial analyst
  • Personal financial advisor
  • Budget analyst

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Program Outcomes: Accounting Skills for the Evolving Business World

After completing the B.B.A. in Accounting degree online, you will be able to:

Beyond the Degree

We have the tools to help you make your next career move:

One-on-One Mentors

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Job Search Assistance

Build your résumé, do mock interviews, and find new opportunities in your area.

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