Undergraduate degree programs

Corporate accounting
Business degree

Corporate accounting

Offered 100% online, the W. P. Carey business degree in corporate accounting is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in management accounting. Focus on managerial accounting as you build a portfolio of marketable business skills, in areas such as strategic financial planning, control, corporate compliance, and decision-making. Addressing the educational needs of students who have an interest in accounting, but no plans to enter public accounting, managerial accounting is the emphasis of this program.

Corporate accounting degree courses

Delivered by the highly ranked School of Accountancy within the W. P. Carey School of Business, the corporate accounting program emphasizes managerial accounting across a number of relevant subject areas. You’ll develop an applied skillset and obtain knowledge critical to your future corporate accounting career, through courses such as:

  • Business Law and Ethics for Managers
  • Business Statistics
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Global Supply Operations
  • Governance, Risk, Compliance Internal Controls, and Ethics
  • Intermediate Accounting for Corporate Accountants
  • Marketing and Business Performance
  • Mathematics for Business Analysis
  • Organization and Management Leadership
  • Problem Solving and Actionable Analytics
  • Public Speaking
  • Survey of International Economics
  • Taxes for Corporate Accountants
  • Uses of Accounting Information

Careers in management accounting

The 100% online business degree in management accounting prepares you to take the Certified Management Accountant exam, as well as the Chartered Global Management Accountant exam sponsored by the American Institute of CPAs — the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession.

Corporate accounting careers of interest to graduates may include any of the following. Because professional licensure and certification requirements vary by state and by profession, we recommend that current and prospective students review this W. P. Carey licensure and certification document to verify what state and national requirements are met by your program. Please contact wpcareyacc@asu.edu with additional questions.

CareerGrowth*Median Salary*

*Data obtained from the Occupational Information network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

  •  Bright Outlook
  •  Green Occupation
Accountants 21.65% $63,550
Auditors 21.65% $63,550
Budget Analysts 15.09% $69,280
Business Intelligence Analysts   $81,140
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 15.12% $73,660
Credit Analysts 15.02% $61,080
Financial Analysts   19.81% $76,950
Financial Examiners 41.16% $75,800
Financial Managers, Branch, or Department 7.65% $109,740
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 13.03% $50,440
Treasurers and Controllers 7.65% $109,740

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Application requirements 

All students are required to meet general university and W. P. Carey admission requirements.

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