Accounting Degrees

UCNJ offers programs in Accounting!

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  • Accounting, A.A.S.

Graduates of this Associate in Applied Science degree program are prepared for employment as junior accountants. The program provides some of the needed academic background for a C.P.A.

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Career Paths

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
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Financial Analyst
Tax Consultant/Advisor
Internal Auditor
Tax Preparation Services
Collections Agencies
Consulting/Business Management Firms
Healthcare Providers
Insurance Companies
Transfer Opportunities
Students are encouraged to work closely with UCNJ’s faculty and Advising Transfer Services. Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution in NJ can explore the “Transfer Programs” feature on NJ Transfer.
Tax Account Using Calculator. Business Ledger Record On Computer

Why Study Accounting?

Pursuing an undergraduate degree in accounting offers numerous benefits Accounting provides strong job prospects and stability in the professional landscape, as organizations of all types require accounting services to manage their financial operations. Additionally, an accounting degree offers diverse career paths, allowing individuals to work in various industries and sectors, such as public accounting firms, corporate finance departments, or government agencies.

Graduates may seek employment in industrial or general accounting or work in areas such as credit, collections (internal), governmental accounting, or payroll supervision. The program may be a “stepping stone” to law or employment with the Treasury Department or the Justice Department.

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