Minor in Accounting
Why Pursue This Program
The online Accounting, minor is designed to provide students with a foundation of the process of measuring performance in organizations and reporting it.
Students choose the online Accounting minor to:
- Increase career options as they mature in their profession.
- Gain an understanding of how accounting information is generated and how to use that information to make smart business decisions.
- Tailor coursework to their career goals.&amp;nbsp;
Proper measurement and reporting of performance is key to business success. Those who will have their performance measured and those who will make decisions in or for organizations will benefit from a better understanding of accounting.
Career Outlook: According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for accountants and auditors is projected to grow at a rate of 6%, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Globalization, a growing economy and a complex tax and regulatory environment are expected to continue to lead to strong demand for accountants and auditors.
What's it like to take a program online?
Quality learning experience
The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.
Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.
Service you expect from a leading University
Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.