Three encouraging reasons to major in accounting and become a CPA

Feb 27, 2012

Why accounting? Why not! Take 60 seconds to read why the CPA profession provides a promising career path and you might just be convinced too.

  1. JOB SECURITY
    Accounting is predicted to experience amazing job growth. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of accountants and auditors will grow by nearly 22% between 2008 and 2018, a figure much higher than the average for other professions.

  2. OPTIONS, OPTIONS, OPTIONS
    With multiple industries and even more specializations to choose from, a CPA has boundless career possibilities

  3. THE SKY IS THE LIMIT
    An accounting degree provides valuable skills that allow you to work virtually anywhere. There is unlimited potential! You can be your own boss, work overseas, investigate for the FBI and much, much more! The CPA profession is sure to have a career tailor-made just for you!
BONUS: IT BRINGS THE GREEN

Check this out: 2011 accounting graduates are earning average starting salaries of $50,000! CPAs earn even more than accountants, averaging 10-15% more over the course of their careers.

Check out the CPA 101 resources to learn more about the profession and all it has to offer. Already majoring in accounting? Read the “How to Become a CPA in Ohio” guidebook, your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about getting licensed in the Buckeye state.