We dissected the two fields into a side-by-side comparison to help you answer the big question: finance or accounting? Keep reading to see which degree you should pursue.
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If you are interested in management, business or finance, a career as a certified management accountant (CMA) may provide that boost your professional life needs. But first, what is a certified management accountant?
We used a combination of real-time job data, government information and expert insight to help you envision your accounting career path. This guide should help you gain confidence in your decision to pursue this stable business career.
You want to be an accountant, but you're not so sure your current lifestyle - already full of work and family - can handle a traditional degree program. An online accounting program might be the perfect solution. Learn about five intriguing courses you can expect.
What’s the difference between these facets of accounting and which option is best for you? This breakdown has all of the info you'll need to decide if you're better suited for public or private accounting.
If you have a knack for numbers and a passion for justice, then forensic accounting is a career you should seriously consider. Rather than working with blood and DNA to reveal foul play, you’ll use your number skills to solve and prevent financial crimes. Keep reading to learn how to become a forensic accountant.
Before making any blind assumptions about the life of an accountant, take some time to become well-informed about the career. We enlisted some seasoned experts to give you a sneak peek at the life of a CPA. Their insight suggests it’s not as boring as you may have thought.
There are many misconceptions out there about the accounting industry. So what is it REALLY like being an accountant? We enlisted some experts to help us set the record straight.
You've heard accounting is a lucrative career but what does an accountant actually do? Learn about the universal duties and the various specialties from which you can choose.
One of the first orders of business in pursuing a job is completing a rock-solid accounting resume that can open the door to interviews. Learn tips from School of Business instructor at Rasmussen College on how you can master accounting resume writing.
Do you have what it takes to succeed in the high-profile, fast-paced world of accounting? Maybe. Maybe not. But here is what you need to know before you try your luck.
It's easy to think all accounting programs are the same-the skills you learn should be universal, no matter where you go to school, right? Not so fast. This article is written to highlight 10 things that showcase how the Rasmussen College accounting program distinguishes itself among its competition.