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 Accounting degree, 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

Mount Mary University encourages accounting majors to join the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) as student members.

Mount Mary also encourages you to become involved in a variety of campus activities that allow you to utilize your expertise learned in class. For example, as an accounting major you may want to volunteer for the role of business manager for the Arches student newspaper or participate in student government.

Scholarships for Accounting Majors

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

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