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A Major You Can Count On

UW-Green Bay’s Accounting major prepares students for career paths in public accounting, government, private industry, nonprofit work and entrepreneurship. This program helps students develop knowledge in general business as well as a strong background in accounting, making students fully prepared to enter the job market after graduation. For the last several years, Accounting students have had a job placement rate of more than 90% within six months of graduating from UW- Green Bay. If accounting is the field for you, UW-Green Bay is a great place to learn.

Why Accounting?

A degree in accounting will prepare you for many career paths - from public accounting, to government, to private industry, to nonprofit organizationss, or to becoming an entrepreneur. Accountants at all levels provide the information that helps organizations make good choices and to operate more efficiently.

Master of Science in Management: Analytics for Accountants

The Master of Science in Management program is designed to prepare effective leaders and decision makers for the region's businesses, nonprofit organizations and government agencies. The program can be completed in 18 months and has a core set of courses that provides students with a strong foundation for effective decision-making.
 
Track A: Analytics for Accountants
Track A is especially suited for accounting undergraduate students with a focus on quantitative analytics aspects of business.

A new Accounting Emphasis is now available with graduate courses. Specially created for our Accounting Undergraduate students, this allows students to take 9 graduate-level credits with no additional graduate-level fees as a part of this Accelerated Emphasis. After the 120 credits are completed, students can then choose to continue into the Master of Science - Management program on the specially created track "Analytics for Accountants" which has a quantitative focus.

Students will initially start by taking general education courses as well as introductory-level business courses, such as courses that train students in the basics of Marketing, Accounting, Human Resources, Management and Finance among others. Finally, students will take the Accounting courses and the graduate-level classes in research methods, management information systems and an advanced finance course. This emphasis will then be rounded out by completing a capstone course.

Contact: Dr. Vallari Chanda, Chair of the MS of Management Program, chandnav@uwgb.edu, 920.465.2496

How to Apply: Office of Graduate Studies, gradstu@uwgb.edu, 920.465.2123
 
What Value Will I Get From an Accounting Major?
The accounting courses required will prepare you to meet the challenges of an ever-changing business world. We also encourage you to get involved in community projects.

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Be Prepared
The Accounting curriculum is a rigorous, problem-focused program comprised of three integrated elements: supporting, core, and major courses.


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Networking
Accounting Majors have events to meet community leaders and peers to encourage communication. With internships and opportunities, job placement at UW-Green Bay is great!

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Accounting Students Association
The purpose of the Accounting Students Association is to encourage and support accounting students by strengthening interactions and communication among faculty, students, and business professionals.

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Become a Phoenix

UW-Green Bay has excellent teachers, internships, research opportunities, and a great record of placing students into jobs and graduate programs. Learn More

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Meet James Loebl

“Be engaged. All students will need to be engaged in their academic coursework. Students should take advantage of the many opportunities and be engaged both on campus and in the business community. These opportunities include active participation in the Accounting Students Association and internships with local business firms.”

-James Loebl, Associate Professor of Accounting

Meet and contact all our Accounting professors.

 

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920-465-2111
uwgb@uwgb.edu

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Professional Licensure

A number of programs at UW-Green Bay require licensure and/or certifications in order to practice in the field. We’re proud to provide students with the education background and foundations required to pursue these dynamic and essential careers. Using the Professional Licensure Table, you can review professional licensure and certification requirements, for both Wisconsin and all other states. If you have questions about licensure, academic programs or career paths, please contact us at 920-465-2111.