Keiser Universitys bachelors degree in Accounting program hopes to prepare its graduates for careers in positions like general accountant, auditor, tax preparation expert, bookkeeper, and/or general financial planner. For the bachelors degree, Keiser student will be taught to move beyond learning the basic principles and practices of accounting so they may address various models and types of accounting used in real-life business and personal financial management. Some of students coursework would focus on taxation, auditing, and verification and assessment of financial information. Students will learn how prepare financial reports and carry out risk assessments for strategic planning, and will be trained in the accounting software and technology currently used in the field. Students in the program have an option to elect to pursue an extra fifth year with Keiser (all optional) which will then qualify them for a degree as a professional accountant. This fifth year would also afford them the skills and essential knowledge needed to write their exam and become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).