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About the Accounting Degree Program

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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.

*2019-20 CBT Placement Stats. Data based on 81% response rate of program graduates

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.

Accounting Program at a Glance

120

Credit Hours

General Studies requirement has been reduced to 30 credit hrs allowing more freedom and making it easier to transfer to UNK.

Graduate Program

Degree Received

Business Administration Comprehensive Bachelor of Science - Accounting Emphasis

$209

Per Credit Hour

With the New Nebraskan Scholarship all undergraduate students pay in-state tuition

Kyle Stohs

Kyle says two experiences, in particular, helped launch his college career and focus on accounting – the summer leadership programs with KPMG and Deloitte, and the Beta Alpha Psi accounting honorary society. Through these opportunities, he learned a lot about public accounting and he was pushed to grow as a leader. The experience taught him what he needs to know to succeed, and has helped place him in a job where he will have a great opportunity to learn, grow, and prosper.

Kyle Stohs

Accounting

What can you do with an Accounting Degree

Accounting graduates have a 100% placement rate between careers and graduate school with a median annual salary of $49,000 per year. Learn more about the types of jobs and common employers that Accounting graduates work for.

Careers

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

Employers

  • Baldwin Filters
  • BKD LLP
  • Contryman
  • Deloitte
  • Eaton Corporation
  • KPMG
  • KSO CPAs + Advisors
  • Nebraska Dept. of Revenue

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