Certified public accountant (CPA) major | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio

Certified public accountant (CPA) major

A certified public accountant (CPA) provides a wide variety of client services, including auditing, tax preparation and planning, financial statement preparation and consulting. With this degree you’ll have many of the tools and skills necessary for a successful accounting career, and you’ll be familiar with the technical material on the CPA exam. Accounting classes are taught by certified professionals with industry experience.

In addition, the associate degree in accounting can be earned completely online. With online classes and flexible scheduling including day, and/or evening classes, students can complete an associate degree in accounting in as little as two years. You can easily transition to a bachelor’s degree program and then a career as a CPA.

ACBSP-accredited-logo  Best Online Accounting Programs

  • Associate of applied business in accounting
  • Franklin University
  • Walsh University

Work in many areas

  • public accounting
  • health care
  • industry
  • public sector
  • government
  • nonprofit
  • banking

Prepare for a career as a/an

  • staff accountant
  • accounts payable analyst
  • accounts receivable analyst
  • auditor (internal/external)
  • tax compliance and planning
  • estate consulting
  • controller

Program Scholarships

  • Institute of Management Accountants Scholarships
  • Daniel Schonhoft and Thomas Presper Accounting Technology Annual Scholarship

Accreditation Information

  • Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs; www.acbsp.org
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