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Degree in ACCOUNTING

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A Major You Can Count On

Invest in a career that pays big dividends.

Accounting has the highest return on investment across all majors at UW-Green Bay. The bottom line? The time and effort you invest in coursework will pay off in a rewarding and respected career.

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Prepare for your professional career with a degree from UW-Green Bay.

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In-Demand

Get ready for career success – the median salary for our 2020 graduates was $52,000.

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Tuition Talk

As a future accountant, you’re always on the money. Planning your tuition cost now can enhance your financial future.

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Community Connections

Local organizations are engaged in our students’ success.

Seventy percent of our alumni live and work in NE Wisconsin—that means local organizations are invested in your success as student. That's why we partner with local companies so you get access to more internship opportunities and job offers. As a Phoenix, you'll discover an abundance of opportunities to advance your career prospects.

About Accounting
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Run the Numbers

Employers are looking at more than just your GPA—experiences are just as important. Expand your resume and find ways to differentiate your college experience.

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Accounting Student Association (ASA)

Get involved on campus and learn more about the accounting profession. Some networking opportunities through ASA have even led to internships.

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Help people file their taxes to get a maximum refund while you work on your skills and build your resume.

Volunteer for VITA
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Phoenix Leadership Program

Get recognized for your communication skills, integrity and empathy. Students from all majors are invited to develop their leadership skills.

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In-Person or Online

Learn at your own pace and on your schedule. Our accounting program is offered fully online.

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Mentoring Project

Designed for first-generation sophomores and juniors, the Mentoring Project connects students with professionals in their majors.

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Turbocharge Your Degree

If you major in accounting, you have the choice between two emphases: general and accelerated. You can also choose to take additional credits to become a CPA.

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Nicholas Paustian, Accounting Major, Accountant at Miller Electric Manufacturing

Meet a
Phoenix

"The partnerships with local businesses and internship opportunities have been so helpful. I have gone on company tours and attended speakers and many other events put on by the Cofrin School of Business."

Nicholas Paustian '22
Accounting Major | Accountant at Miller Electric Manufacturing

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.

Professor Karl Schindl

Want to Know More?

Meet Professor Karl Schindl, chair of Accounting and Finance at UW-Green Bay. If you have any questions about our accounting program, get in touch with him – he’s here to help!

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