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Your degree means you'll understand the financial aspects of the whole company.

Most of our graduates find lucrative, rewarding jobs as accountants. But your degree is a perfect stepping stone into other parts of business too. Want to become an accountant for a nonprofit, small business or corporate firm? Start a business? Work your way up the ladder of an organization? Whatever you want to do, your degree can help you get there.

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89% of our 2020 graduates were employed before graduation - 100% found work six months after graduation.


The median salary for an accountant is $77,250, nationally. 
U.S. bureau of labor statistics, 2021


Northeast Wisconsin is rich in opportunities for business-minded professionals like you. 

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Countless Options

A shortage of accountants in a business-rich region means companies are often chasing after you instead of the other way around! Past graduates have landed jobs at organizations like:

  • CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
  • Green Bay Packers
  • Baker Tilly
  • Schreiber Foods
  • Wipfli LLP
  • Hawkins Ash
  • Treehouse Foods
  • Liberty Healthcare Management
  • Deloitte
  • North Country Christmas
  • Jackson-Hewitt Tax Service
  • Wisconsin Department of Revenue

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Owen Simonar, Staff Accountant at Uphill CPA Firm

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"The professors push you to know what you're doing. They don't want you to memorize things. They want you to learn what you're doing... I think that's a huge part when you actually get into the workforce. You know what you're doing instead of being able just to memorize things for a week."

Owen Simonar '24
Staff Accountant at Uphill CPA Firm

Gary Christens

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It would be a great calculated move to talk to Gary Christens if you have any questions about careers in accounting!

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