Mount Mary University offers a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree, as well as a post-baccalaureate certificate in accounting. The curriculum focuses on preparing you to prepare, communicate, analyze and verify an organization’s financial data, and emphasizes leadership and ethics.

Curriculum Prepares You for CPA Exam

The accounting program offers courses that prepare you to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. Mount Mary’s accounting degree program requires a minimum of 82 credits in accounting courses to graduate. You also must complete the university’s core curriculum requirements, for a total of 128 credits in core and accounting courses.

As an accounting major, you’ll also be assigned a faculty member to advise you and help you navigate the program’s curriculum.

The Accounting Examining Board in Wisconsin requires 150 college credit hours in order to take the CPA exam. You can earn these additional credits through various undergraduate courses offered at Mount Mary or by pursuing your Master of Business Administration degree at Mount Mary.

Complete degree requirements and a listing of courses are available in the Undergraduate Bulletin (PDF).

Entrepreneurship Minor

The entrepreneurship minor is designed for non-business and non-accounting majors who wish to learn how to start a business in their chosen field. The minor requires a minimum of 21 credits. Consult the Undergraduate Bulletin (PDF) for more details on requirements and courses for this minor.

Accounting Certificate Program

A post-baccalaureate certificate in accounting is available to women who already hold an undergraduate degree, but seek further training. See more details on the accounting certificate requirements.