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Accounting Career Outlook

Build Your Business Career with an Online Accounting Degree

Transfer friendly

Experiential learning

  • CPA Preparation. Graduate ready to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure exam.
  • Internship Opportunities. Find internship options through Carlow’s affiliation with the Accounting Consortium.
  • Hands-On Experience. Coursework follows an “I do, we do, you do” pedagogy, where students learn by doing through case studies and group work.

What Makes Us Unique?

Transfer up to 90 credits into the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program and graduate in as little as one year prepared to pursue in-demand accounting careers.

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In-Demand Jobs for Accounting Majors

Accountant/Auditor $77,250 per year1

Compensation and Benefits Manager $127,530 per year2

Financial Analyst $95,570 per year3

Financial Manager $131,710 per year4

A Promising Accounting Career Outlook

The bachelor’s in accounting online program prepares you for careers in business, accounting, auditing or finance. Some students continue on to pursue online graduate study, such as an MBA or master’s in fraud and forensics degree.

Program Outcomes and Skills Acquired

  • Utilize basic business terminology, principles and theories
  • Demonstrate professional oral and written communication skills
  • Integrate core competency knowledge to inform business decisions
  • Demonstrate global/intercultural fluency in a collaborative environment
  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data in decision-making processes
  • Apply Mercy core values
  • Demonstrate proficiency in financial information according to GAAP

Career Support

Launching your business career is a huge step, and our team of instructors is ready to help you succeed.

Established Partnerships

Carlow has strong relationships with multiple corporations and organizations that help give you access to employer discounts as well as potential internships and employment.

Career Planning Services

Carlow provides career advising sessions, career-related programming, job search support and employer engagement on and off campus.

Experienced Faculty

Our faculty are well-connected and have years of experience in business and management. They’re prepared to help you find your path and able to introduce you to others who can help.

A Caring Network

Our vibrant community of students embodies the values of the Sisters of Mercy. Our alumni network and current students are ready to support each other in their careers.