Through Meredith’s accounting program, you will build the skills you need to succeed in just about any career or position in the business world. Become a CPA, pursue a career in finance or corporate management, work for the government, or start your own business.
Accounting is the language of business, and it’s the most common undergraduate degree held by CEOs of the largest corporations in the U.S. And because accountants typically understand the business so well, they are frequently considered for management roles outside of accounting.
Would you rather have $1,000,000 today, or the money that you get from starting with 1 penny and doubling it every day for 30 days? Dr. Mary Jane Lenard, professor of business at Meredith College, considers this question in a minute-long video about the principle of compounding.