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November 28, 2022

Education advice Second bachelors or Masters

Hello,

I am currently a student studying economics. As a senior, I came to realize that my true interest is actually in accounting. The main question I'm asking is should I return for a second bachelors in accounting upon finishing my degree, or alternatively should I go get a masters in accounting.  My main concern is that I actually be able to get an internship while in the masters program. This is since while I will have an economics background, I won't have much of an accounting background. I am also worried about the job market, noting that a lot of them say you need a bachelors in accounting to be eligible. Will the Masters degree supersede that or would I just be locked out of those positions?

Thank you for your advice, AI

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