If you’re looking for a challenging career that offers great potential for growth and personal fulfillment, earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Hilbert College can start you on a rewarding path.
If you are wondering if a bachelor's in accounting degree is worth it, the answer is a resounding yes. We even offer our Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree conveniently online or on-campus. Here are just a few of the benefits of earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting:
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The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Hilbert College has the flexibility for both the CPA and non-CPA track students to attain their goals. For those who wish to pursue their CPA licensure, we will provide the proper courses to get you on your way. If you would rather work in the private or governmental sectors, you can decide which courses will best suit your goals. And we make sure to offer you the most recent courses recommended by the industry.
The accounting degree curriculum at Hilbert is designed to provide students with a broad overview of the accounting profession and promote a diverse set of skills, including technical competence, critical thinking skills and ethical awareness. We offer courses tailored to your program in areas such as:
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Careers with an accounting degree are many and varied, and include:
Additional studies at the graduate level can open up pathways to the most senior positions—and highest salaries—these fields have to offer.
The median annual salary for professionals holding a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from a U.S. higher education institution was approximately $75,000 as of October 2022, according to Payscale.
Median Salary: $77,250
Number of Jobs: 1,449,800
Projected Growth: 6%
Median Salary: $131,710
Number of Jobs: 730,800
Projected Growth: 17%
Personal Financial Advisor
Median Salary: $94,170
Number of Jobs: 330,300
Projected Growth: 15%
Median Salary: $95,570
Number of Jobs: 373,800
Projected Growth: 9%
Median Salary: $79,940
Number of Jobs: 50,400
Projected Growth: 3%
Median Salary: $93,000
Number of Jobs: 950,600
Projected Growth: 11%
*Salary info based on 2021 data compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; growth based on 2021–2031 projections.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of accountants and auditors will grow 6% between 2021 and 2031, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Overall, this field will see about 136,400 job openings each year, on average, over the decade.
At Hilbert, we embrace our students as family and do everything we can to propel them to success academically and socially. As a student in our Bachelor of Science in Accounting program, you will enjoy:
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