Accounting Degrees on the Rise

By Ken Tysiac

Enrollment figures for college and university accounting programs continue to show strong interest in the profession as a new generation is graduating and entering the workforce.

Colleges and universities are now filled with members of Generation Z, the successors to the Millennials, and the number of students enrolled in bachelor’s accounting degree programs grew to a record high of 216,482 in 2015–2016, according to a new AICPA report released Wednesday. The data presented in the report for the overall number of enrollments, graduates, and hires are based on statistical projections.

Read the full article on the Journal of Accountancy website.