Accounting + Finance
Turn your love for numbers in to a successful career
Study the language of business to become the influencer at a company or be your own boss by providing your knowledge of accounting and finance to clients. The competitive programs of accounting and finance will prepare you for success in whatever path you choose. You’ll be pushed to be your best by your professors and you will gain invaluable experience through service learning and paid internships. Then you’ll leave with a degree that will help you achieve a future of success. (Oh and you’ll be paid well too!)
Record number of employers recruiting Blugolds at career conference
A record number of employers will be on campus to recruit Blugolds during the Feb. 18 spring Career Conference.
Students provide free tax preparation
VITA helps taxpayers who cannot afford professional assistance.
Blugold makes history with honors hat trick
Katelyn Goettl, an accounting and finance double major, graduated with University Honors, Honors in accounting and Honors in finance, making her the first UW-Eau Claire graduate in history to receive triple honors.
Alumni, faculty support help student land job a semester early
An investment banker position with RBS awaits finance and economics major Shawn Peterson following his May 2015 graduation, and key connections with alumni and faculty helped him land the job.
Xcel Energy gifts provide power for programs
Xcel Energy recognizes the energy UW-Eau Claire students bring to the area when fueling the economy.
Accounting student receives national scholarship
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire student Matthew Adams is one of ten students from across the United States to receive a 2014-15 American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)/Accountemps Student Scholarship.
Award-winning faculty and staff
From on-campus organizations to international associations, our faculty and staff have been recognized for their outstanding teaching, advising, scholarship, and service. View the various awards and honors that our faculty and staff have received.
Rice Lake student awarded 3M Accounting Scholarship
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire freshman Hannah Schweitzer, Rice lake, has been awarded a 3M Accounting Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year.
Gaspar named 2014 College of Business Emerging Leader
Hannah Gaspar, a junior University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire accounting and finance student from Mankato, MN has been named the 2014 College of Business Emerging Leader by the business college faculty and staff.
UW-Eau Claire team headed to International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition
For the second year in a row students from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Department of Accounting and Finance will compete at the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC).
UW-Eau Claire accounting students provide free 2013 tax return preparation
UW-Eau Claire accounting students will provide free 2013 income tax return preparation for taxpayers who cannot afford to pay for professional help through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
Analyst receives Commander Award from U.S. Army
Senior Evaluator Dave Sarafin ’82, has significant analytical expertise, but he credits the “soft skills” he also acquired in the College of Business with helping him communicate information at the highest levels of the U. S. military and government.
Be in high demand
A degree in accounting or finance will have employers coming to you, not the other way around. With the Bureau of Labor and Business Statistics reporting that the employment of accountants is expected to grow 16% by 2020 and employment for finance professionals will grow 23 % by 2020, these degrees will take you far!
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