Be a Dynamic Asset to Your Team
Drive Business Decisions With an Online Accounting Degree
Gain the accounting skills employers value most—including managerial accounting, financial reporting, account reconciliation, payroll and bookkeeping—while you earn your Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. You’ll gain experience and extensive training with industry software to help you better manage finances and prepare for work in private, public and nonprofit accounting. When you want to advance your education, you can seamlessly transfer your Associate’s degree credits into our Bachelor’s degree. With core accounting and business courses and an internship option, you’ll be prepared for a career in management and for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam.
With Flex Choice® Learning Options, choose your blend of traditional courses and online, self-directed assessments at the Associate’s degree level. At the Bachelor’s degree level, take advantage of competency-based education (CBE), which focuses on efficiency and relevancy by combining self-paced courses, project-based assessments, and real-world scenarios.
To see how this program can help you achieve your goals:
- Course plan customized for you
- Support and financial aid planning
- Career path guidance with no obligation
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Gain In-Field Accounting Skills Employers Seek
Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare for a successful accounting career across a wide range of business sectors. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant skills employers seek, including:
Standard and Advanced Accounting Skills
Establish yourself as an asset in the accounting industry with valuable insight on managing the finances of small businesses, corporate offices and financial institutions.
Help Make Business Decisions
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How Much Could You Earn as an Accounting Professional?
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics. [salary data accessed August 9, 2016] www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. [career information accessed February 25, 2016] www.bls.gov/ooh/. BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
QuickBooks is a registered trademark of Intuit, Inc.
Excel is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
* This program has not been approved by any state professional licensing body, and this program is not intended to lead to any state-issued professional license. For further information on professional licensing requirements, please contact the appropriate board or agency in your state of residence.
How Much Will it Cost?
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At Rasmussen College, we believe higher education should be a successful investment. That’s why we offer affordable options that make earning your degree attainable. See how you can save:
Sample Estimated Return on Investment for:
Accounting Bachelor s degree
- $62,850 median salary
- x 30 years
- >$1,885,500 estimated potential lifetime earnings
- – $54,119 educational program costs*
- $1,831,381 estimated return on investment
*Educational program costs are representative.
The BLS states the median yearly salary for a Accountants and Auditors is $62,850. If you invested $54,119 in your Accounting Bachelor s degree and started a career as a Accountants and Auditors. your estimated return on investment would be $1,831,381 throughout your career.*
Program Page Methodology and Disclosures
Any Bachelor’s degree student who is not transferring successfully completed Principles of Financial Accounting I and Financial Accounting II courses, or course equivalents, will be required to successfully complete the required coursework within a regularly scheduled term at the regular non-Accelerated tuition rate prior to acceptance into the Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree Program.
Time to Complete
Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
Industry Certification Exams
Rasmussen College will reimburse the application fee for each first attempt of all of the industry certification exams for which you qualify to take. Should you need to take an exam more than once to receive a passing score, you will be responsible for all subsequent exam application fees.