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What Can I do With a Degree in Accounting?

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Advising & Career Services' Resources
Advising & Career Services has a variety of resources to help students explore potential career fields. These resources include information about typical responsibilities, qualifications, career paths, job outlook, salary, and related careers.

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Vocational Biographies

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  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Financial Planner
  • Municipal Budget Director
  • Financial Supervisor
  • Internal Revenue Service Agent
  • Bank Collections Officer

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Professional Associations

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Internet Sites with Career-Related Information for Accounting Majors

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Internet Sites with Job Search Information for Accounting Majors

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Places of Employment

Accounting majors may find employment in a variety of areas depending on their skills and experience. Career-related internships or career-related part-time jobs may be a prerequisite to finding professional-level employment after graduation.

The following list of employers and job titles was derived from Advising & Career Services' jobs database where the employer specifically requested accounting majors. This list does not reflect all potential places of employment or kinds of jobs for accounting majors. This list does not reflect current openings.

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Miscellaneous

  • AICPA Oregon—Links to useful accounting-related information.
  • CPAnet—"The online community and website resource for accounting professionals."

School of Business Administration: Accounting—Portland State University

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