After completing an on-ground or online accounting degree program, is it imperative to get a CPA license? Does it make you a better accountant?
So you've decided to get a degree in accounting. Great decision! Accounting is the financial backbone of every organization, and one of the fastest growing fields in the U.S. today.
But should you stop there or should you take it one step further and become a CPA?
That's up to you.
The decision to become a CPA, or Certified Public Accountant, is a personal one – depending on your life and professional goals.
To help you make a decision, here’s some basic information on what it means to be a CPA.