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Business Administration Comprehensive - Accounting Emphasis

Accountants supply financial information about organizations that is used for making decisions. Today’s accountants are part of the management team—they are the Certified Public Accountants that audit the financial statements. CPA’s are employed by government agencies that enforce regulations and tax laws. As an Accounting major at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, you will be prepared to enter this challenging and rewarding profession, as well as excel in the field.

Graduate Salaries

$20,000 - 39,999

33%

$40,000 - 49,999

40%

$50,000+

27%

Career Opportunities with this Degree

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Accountant
  • Tax Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Financial Accountant

Job Placements

based on 79% response rate of CBT graduates

96% Placed

96%
Placed

82% Full-Time

82%
Full-Time

18% Graduate School

18%
Graduate School

Places UNK Graduates Work

  • Baldwin Filters
  • BKD LLP
  • Contryman
  • Deloitte
  • Eaton Corporation
  • KPMG
  • McDermott and Miller, P.C.
  • Nebraska Dept. of Revenue
Landon Lueshen

"As an undergraduate, Lueshen developed relationships with the business faculty. “A wide variety of professors with diverse backgrounds helped me see different perspectives. The business and accounting classes I took gave me the technical skills needed to progress in my accounting positions at Eaton and the on-campus experience as a residential advisor as well as graduate business classes helped me develop leadership skills needed in my current position."

Landon Lueshen

Eaton Corporation, Kearney, NE

AACSB Accredited

Accredited by The Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 30% of business programs in the United States are accredited by AACSB International.