Innovative learning, comprehensive career preparation
Students studying accounting and information systems benefit from our programs rooted in the goals of the Wisconsin School of Business to provide focused research excellence, inspiring learning experiences, and an exemplary learning community. The department offers an undergraduate program with the option of entering a fifth year master’s program, as well as a master’s program for those with little or no accounting background. PhD students contribute to the research mission, often collaborating with faculty on a growing body of published scholarly articles and textbooks.
Our faculty’s dedication to research, and their expertise on a wide range of topics and industries, cultivates an evolving curriculum and cocurricular activities that prepare you for the demands of the accounting profession. Your classroom experience will be enhanced with case competitions, internships, The Future is Now annual conference, and the Ethics and Professionalism Program.
Graduates excel on the CPA exam and have gained internships with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). The department is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), recognizing progress in the areas of research, teaching, and outreach.