Best Online Colleges Announces the 2014 Best Online Accounting Degree Programs

March 31, 2014

Best Online Colleges, the premier site behind the rankings of top online programs and online schools, has released its annual findings for the Best Online Accounting Degree Programs.

(PRWEB) March 31, 2014

BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in online educational resources for students. We seek to help new students during their college search by providing an analysis of what degree paths are actually available to them, with an emphasis on distance learning. By combining educational data with surveys and academic resources, we evaluate and rank the best places in the U.S. for online degree programs of all subjects.

The Top Online Accounting Degree Programs

Accountants keep track of the finances of clients ranging from single people to entire corporations, and are part of a field that has experienced sustained growth in the last decade. Forbes Magazine listed accounting as number 2 on its list of top professions for 2013, and many reputable print publications like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal have lauded the accounting field for its work-life balance and innate flexibility. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics projects at 16% growth in the accounting field now through 2020, so students in accounting programs will have many different places to look for jobs when they graduate.

Since accountants work with numbers and computer software to tabulate, record, and track financial data, accounting is particularly well-positioned to be studied online. The mathematics and policy of the accounting profession are very applications-oriented, so online coursework is often direct practice for what professionals do in the field day-to-day. It is often recommended by most accountants to get certified, and the best online accounting programs will prepare students to sit for a certification exam upon completion.

BestOnlineColleges.org has compiled and analyzed data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in order to create a thorough list of the 2014 Best Online Accounting Degree Programs. The list integrates detailed insight into the enrollment, retention, and graduation rates of each program in addition to special consideration into the breadth its specializations. There are 16 schools on this year’s list.

BestOnlineColleges.org’s Best Online Accounting Degree Programs of 2014 is published at:

http://www.bestonlinecolleges.org/best-online-accounting-degree-programs/. Schools featured include:

Alamance Community College

Bentley University

Bluefield State College

Edison State Community College

Hallmark College of Technology

Hobe Sound Bible College

Houston Community College

ICDC College

Northwest Christian University

Northwest Iowa Community College

Red Rocks Community College

Richmond Community College

Shorter University

Snead State Community College

Stetson University

Western Technical College

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