Which degree option is more worth it: an accounting and finance double degree) or a BBA with a financial math double degree?

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Which degree option is more worth it: an accounting and finance double degree) or a BBA with a financial math double degree?

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A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a financial math double degree may lead to careers such as a personal financial advisor and financial analyst, while an accounting and finance double degree may lead to the same career options as well other careers such as an accountant, financial examiner, and budget analyst. Below is an overview of these career options, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS):

  • Personal financial advisor: Career prospects are projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, leading to 11,600 new jobs and a median pay of $87,850 in May 2019.
  • Financial analyst: Career prospects are projected to grow 5 percent from 2019 to 2029, leading to 26,800 new jobs and a median pay of $81,590 in May 2019.
  • Accountant or auditor: Career prospects are projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, leading to 61,700 new jobs and a median pay of $71,550 in May 2019.
  • Financial examiner: Career prospects are projected to grow 7 percent from 2019 to 2029, leading to 4,900 new jobs and a median pay of $81,090 in May 2019.
  • Budget analyst: Career prospects are projected to grow 3 percent from 2019 to 2029, leading to 1,900 new jobs and a median pay of $76,540 in May 2019.

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