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With a bachelor's degree, the median pay1 for accountants and auditors is more than $60,000, with the 10-year job outlook having a 13 percent growth rate.

St. Ambrose University also offers a Master of Accounting degree which is helpful for pursuing those upper-level accountant positions. Many states require prospective Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) to complete 150 hours of college education before being eligible for certification. Our Master of Accounting degree is a natural extension in the pursuit of this requirement.

Some of occupations of our undergraduates include:

Financial accountant
Management accountant
External auditor
Internal auditor
Tax specialist
Forensic accountant
Chief financial officer
Financial planner
International accountant
Governmental accountant

1For 2012. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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