Accounting

Phone: 715-346-2728
Email: busecon@uwsp.edu
Website: www.uwsp.edu/accounting

715-346-2728
busecon@uwsp.edu
www.uwsp.edu/accounting

UW-Stevens Point Accounting graduates at work

  • Anne Vogt '88Executive Financial Director at Greenville Hurricanes in Greenville, S.C.
  • Warren C Jacob '80President at Palisades Investment Properties in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
  • Roy Alexander '09Vice President of Finance and Human Resources at Ascent Aviation Services Corp. in Tucson, Ariz.

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Phone: 715-346-2728
Email: busecon@uwsp.edu
Website: www.uwsp.edu/accounting

Choose Accounting at UW-Stevens Point

The accounting program in the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics prepares you to be professionally licensed as a certified public accountant (CPA), certified management accountant (CMA), or certified internal auditor (CIA). Accountants and auditors work in all types of private industries as well as nonprofit organizations; federal, state and local governments; and in their own private firms.

Our faculty members have real-world experience in a wide range of business disciplines as well as degrees from some of the most highly respected universities internationally. You’ll benefit from our hands-on style of instruction, personal attention and comprehensive understanding of our fields as you learn the concepts and key practices of all business applications.

UW-Stevens Point earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for our School of Business and Economics. Graduates will complete degrees from a program ranked among the top 20 percent in the nation and top 5 percent in the world.

Career opportunities in Accounting

When you major in accounting at UW-Stevens Point, the payoff is clear as our students are among the university’s highest-paid graduates. Salaries can vary substantially depending on your level of responsibility and your employer’s size, location and industry.

Accountants are an integral part of private, public and nonprofit organizations. Careers include financial accounting, auditing, public accounting, management accounting and more!

Building your résumé

Develop the skills you learn in classroom and expand your network by obtaining an internship. The School of Business and Economics works with Central Wisconsin’s business community to offer you internship positions at some of the strongest companies and organizations in the area including Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Greenheck Fan, Associated Bank, Sentry Insurance, Progressive Insurance and the Green Bay Packers.

Outside the classroom

We help you find real-world opportunities outside the classroom. Networking, student organizations and unique School of Business and Economics Events enhance your résumé and open doors with potential employers.

Study-abroad internships are also available. Students in the 10-week study-abroad program in London gain employment experience in such areas as economic research, financial services and marketing. A four-week study-abroad program in China places students at a company or nonprofit organization where they build an understanding of the Chinese business environment.

Student support services

The School of Business and Economics (SBE) boasts a unique peer-advising program that helps set a standard for excellence, pairing students new to SBE with someone who understands the questions and challenges they face.

Once accepted into the School of Business and Economics, a student is matched with a faculty adviser who offers the student guidance for course selection, possible internship opportunities and insight on what to expect after graduation.