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You are an accounting professional considering switching careers and pursuing an academic track or maybe you just want to teach accounting in your spear time. You could be a student thinking to become an accounting educator in the long run. You are wondering about available options, and which option would better fit your personality or lifestyle choice. In this article, we will describe the usual track(s) to become an accounting educator. We will also discuss the pros and cons about working in academia.

Fundamental analysis is used to estimate a true value of an asset such as a company or a stock.†Financial statements prepared by accountants and tested by auditors are used extensively in fundamental analysis.

As you are considering your steps towards an accounting degree, you may be asking yourself which accounting classes you can take and whether accounting classes are hard.†You may also be wondering what topics are usually covered in accounting classes.†In this article, we discuss the core and advanced accounting courses and what accounting knowledge you can expect to gain by enrolling in them.

In accounting, there are a lot of costing methods, and it may be overwhelming to know how they relate to each other.†In this article, we discuss various costing methods: job costing, process costing, standard costing, absorption costing, variable costing, throughput costing, activity-based costing, target costing, and kaizen costing.

This article provides a description of an accounting professor's career and professional life. We discuss tenure and how to go about getting it, pros and cons of an accounting professor career, and compensation of accounting academics.

After successful admission to a doctoral accounting program, what do students do? In this article, we cover the questions of doctoral degree program duration, year by year description of what accounting students need to do and accomplish, and financial implications of being an accounting doctoral student.

You are thinking to pursue a doctoral (PhD) degree in accounting and wondering about the typical lifestyle of a doctoral student, tenure-track professor, and finally tenured professor. In this article, we will discuss the process of getting admitted to a doctoral accounting program.

Becoming an accountant usually requires some type of training.†You can start with training that is short in duration and gives you an opportunity to get an entry level job with somewhat limited career growth potential.†Or you can spend more time getting a degree that may give you better options for career advancement in the long run.†In this article, we discuss various types of accounting degrees: certificate, associate degree, bachelorís degree, masterís degree, and doctoral degree in accounting.

Many organizations require employees to keep track of time spent on various job-related tasks and activities. Such information can be used not only for compensation purposes but also to evaluate individual and divisional performance. In this accounting tutorial, we will look at an example of how employee time data can be used to assess capacity, the cost of idle capacity, and the cost of products or services.

Accounting is a good career choice for multiple reasons. You get decent compensation, the job is in high demand, and you will enjoy it if you like working with numbers and people. A lot of candidates can be wondering about what it takes to become an accountant, what career paths accountants have, how many years it takes to become an accountant, and so forth. In this article, we cover these and other questions about accounting career steps.

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