Why study accounting?

Unlock success with an accounting degree from the School of Accountancy, within the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. You’ll master the language of business and embark on a rewarding career journey.

Accounting is a great investment

Accounting is the backbone of financial decision-making and equips you with the essential knowledge and skills to navigate today’s dynamic business landscape.

Business icons like Warren Buffet describe accounting as the “language of business” for a reason. Accounting is the key tool business professionals use to understand and communicate business phenomena. When you learn accounting, you unlock the ability to understand businesses, produce and act on useful information, and lead organizations toward financial success.

In today’s fast-paced and interconnected world, the exponential growth of data has revolutionized the way businesses make decisions. To succeed in this landscape, organizations must harness and analyze data effectively, identifying trends and uncovering hidden patterns that lead to better business decisions.

More than ever, organizations need business professionals who can master the language of business and data analysis. ASU accounting degrees equip you with these essential skills.

Unleash career opportunities

With an accounting degree, your potential is limitless, providing you with the versatility to excel in a variety of roles and industries. ASU accountancy alumni have embarked on diverse career journeys, in public accounting, management, entrepreneurship, government, and more.

Accounting equips you with knowledge and skills that are important to every organization. From traditional roles such as auditors and tax professionals, to specialized positioning in accounting, financial analysis, and consulting, an accounting degree will unlock a rewarding career path for you.