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Accounting Schools in Hawaii

Accounting schools in Hawaii offer associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, as well as post-graduate certificates. With an associate's degree, you can prepare for clerical positions within an accounting department, work as a tax preparer, or start a career in bookkeeping. A bachelor's degree is considered the minimum level of education for professional accountants, and master's degrees are very common. You can also focus your degree in several areas, such as finance or tax accounting. The recommended coursework varies, but it includes math, the principles of accounting, ethics and business law, accounting for various types of organizations, finance, economics, statistics, information systems, and communication. A designation as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) requires a student to have one to two years' work experience, plus meet stringent educational standards and pass an exam.