Accounting Class Group Photo

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
Jaime McCaan

Jaime credits her involvement in the Beta Alpha Psi accounting honorary society as well as her semester studying abroad in Peru in helping her identify her future career path.

Her involvement with the UNK Outdoor Adventure Program also allowed her to be challenged in many different ways. Jaime encourages freshman to not be afraid to try new things, and study aboard. It's a must-have experience that will change your life!

Jaime McCaan

Major: Accounting

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.