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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online accounting degree often seek advancement in accounting research, practice, teaching, management or consulting.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Accounting firm
  • Community college
  • Consulting firm
  • Corporation
  • Government
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Self-employment

Common Job Titles/Positions*†

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Business researcher
  • Chief financial officer (CFO)
  • Consultant
  • Controller
  • Forensic accountant
  • Full-time faculty
  • Senior accountant
  • Senior auditor
  • Vice president of finance
 

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.