March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in February 2017 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
Guest Blogger: Robert T. Burrus, Jr., Ph.D., Dean, Cameron School of Business
Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”
Even in our ever-changing political and financial climate, we expect to see continuing growth in the demand for accounting graduates, particularly those who are able to earn licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). The United States Bureau of Labor reports that accountants are enjoying the fastest job growth over all other occupations, and that growth is expected to continue through 2024.