Career Outlook

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that accountant and auditor occupations, which includes Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) among other accounting professions, were projected to grow by 11 percent between 2014 and 2024. The BLS notes that job prospects for CPAs, especially individuals with graduate degrees, should be particularly favorable because the need for accounting services has grown due to the increased scrutiny resulting from new financial regulations.