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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. Accountants work in every sector - private, public, and government. The demand for accountants and auditors will increase by 7% by 2030. You need a bachelor's degree to sit for the CPA exam, but job opportunities exist for employees at all levels. Finish an associate degree or transfer your credits to a BS in Accounting.  


The average salary for entry-level accounting and clerk positions is $42,410. Candidates for these jobs often don't need a bachelor's degree. 


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

 


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ABOUT Accounting

A career in accounting is versatile. Accountants work in every sector - private, public, and government. The demand for accountants and auditors will increase by 7% by 2030. You need a bachelor's degree to sit for the CPA exam, but job opportunities exist for employees at all levels. Finish an associate degree or transfer your credits to a BS in Accounting.  


The average salary for entry-level accounting and clerk positions is $42,410. Candidates for these jobs often don't need a bachelor's degree. 


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

 


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Featured Accounting Programs

  • Business Administration: Accounting AS

    100% Online

    Credits: 62

    Cost per credit: $196

  • Accounting BS

    100% Online

    Credits: 60 w/an AS Degree

    Cost per credit: $295

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

  • “I have an amazing success coach who has checked in on me academically, and friendly reminders about registrations, events, etc.” - Travell, Empire State College

  • “Between learning so much from my teachers from their online lectures and the activities available to me, most would have no clue that I am an online-only student." - Monica, SUNY Canton

  • “One of the reasons I choose SUNY ESC was the flexibility it provided me to continue working full time and finish my degree. It was one of the best decisions I have made in a long time.” - Nicole, Empire State College

Our Achievements

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Completion
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Awards

ACCOUNTING DEGREE PATHWAY

Learn your way with SUNY.

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 accounting degree at SUNY.

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