What's different about Mount Mary's Accounting Major?

An accounting major develops your skills for preparing, communicating and interpreting an organization’s financial data. Our program emphasizes ethical decision-making and leadership.

Accounting Major lands competitive internship and full-time job

Esperanza Perez '16, a first-gen citizen and college student, is someone who knows the meaning of grit. Pursuing a competitive internship led to a full-time position across the country right after graduation. And she proudly points to Mount Mary as being integral in shaping who she is today.

Growing Career Field

Accounting is a growing career field. You could pursue jobs at almost any organization. Examples of jobs you could perform include staff accountant, auditor, internal auditor, tax accountant, cost accountant, financial analyst or controller. Discover more about accounting careers, salaries, internships and more.

Rigorous Curriculum to Prepare for CPA Exam

Mount Mary University offers a Bachelor of Science in Accountingdegree, as well as a post-baccalaureate certificate in accounting. Our accounting courses prepare you to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. Courses also offer opportunities for you to develop communication, presentation and group interaction skills, along with ethical financial and business practices.

Accounting Activities Outside of Class

As an accounting major, Mount Mary encourages you to join the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) as a student member. Learn more accounting student activities.

Scholarships for Accounting Majors

Accounting majors are eligible for the Claudia Deede Scholarship.  Learn more about scholarships at Mount Mary.

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