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AREAS OF STUDYACCOUNTING & FINANCE

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Lead Through Fiscal Management

Acquire the skills you need to succeed in the finance industry with career-specific coursework in accounting, finance, or fraud management.

Choose the program that best fits your experience level and goals: undergraduate or graduate certificates, bachelor’s or master’s degrees, and degree specializations.

 

Finance and Accounting Areas of Study

Undergraduate Programs

  • BS - Accounting
    Earn your ACBSP accredited online finance degree to become a respected accountant, auditor, tax examiner, or another finance role where you can contribute from an accounting perspective.
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  • BS - Finance
    Develop a strong understanding of the factors that influence financial decision-making, as well as the the critical-thinking strategies necessary in-depth financial problem solving
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Graduate Programs

  • Master - Finance
    Become a confident leader in the high-stakes financial industry with your ACBSP accredited finance degree online that demonstrates solid analytical and financial decision-making skills.
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  • Master - Professional Accounting
    If becoming a Certified Public Accountant, or CPA, is in your future, this is the online finance degree for you. Prepare for the exam while completing coursework with discounted preparation materials.
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Successful Management Starts With You

Financial or accounting credentials give you the ability to work in nearly any industry that interests you. Spend your days making projections, budgeting, and collaborating with other financial professionals.

 

Career Outlook for Finance Programs

16%

The number of Financial Manager positions is expected to grow much faster than the average of all occupations (BLS.gov).

$85,660

Median salary for Financial Analyst(BLS.gov).

$127,990

Median salary for Financial Managers (BLS.gov).


Career Outlook for Accounting Programs

90%

CSU Global B.S. in Accounting alumni who have jobs in the field (93% for those with Master’s in Professional Accounting).

$76,220

Median salary for Budget Analysts (BLS.gov).

$70,500

Median salary for Accountants and Auditors (BLS.gov).

Choose Your Career Path

Whether you decide to pursue an Accounting or Finance program, you’ll have the opportunity to study the various aspects of cash management, identifying cost reduction, tax payments, risk assessment, and budgeting.

 

Not sure where your career path leads?

CAREER PATHWAYS

CSU Global Career Ladders are helpful roadmaps to help guide your academic journey. They show real-world examples of how earning new credentials can take you from entry-level to executive/C-suite positions.

Download the Finance or Accounting Career Ladder to see where your course of study can take you!

1:1 CAREER COACHING

Call an Enrollment Counselor at 800-920-6723 to schedule your free career coaching session.



CSU Global’s Accounting and Finance degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

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“CSU Global enables you to finish and further your education with a very flexible and workable platform. I am married with a full-time job and a toddler at home, and I have been able to go back to school so that I can further my professional career, and truly achieve my educational dreams.”

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