Accounting Degrees in Wisconsin

Blackhawk Technical College

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6004 County Road G
(608) 758-6900

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission North Central Association

Bryant and Stratton College-Glendale

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500 Silverspring Rd Ste K340
(414) 961-9600

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Assoicate of Applied Science in Accounting, Bachelor degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Middle States

Cardinal Stritch University

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6801 N Yates Rd
(414) 410-4000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Arts in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Carroll University

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100 N East Ave
(262) 547-1211

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Carthage College

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2001 Alford Park Dr
(262) 551-8500

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Chippewa Valley Technical College

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620 W Clairemont Ave
(715) 833-6200

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Assoicate degree in Accounting, Interwoven Associate and Bachelor degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College of Menominee Nation

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N172 State Highway 47&55
(715) 799-5600 x3040

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission (Pending)

Concordia University-Wisconsin

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12800 N Lake Shore Dr
(262) 243-5700

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management-Wisconsin

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411 East Wisconsin Avenue
(414) 278-7677

Institution Type:

4-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

M.B.A. with an Accounting concentration, Master of Science in Accounting, Graduate Certificate in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Edgewood College

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1000 Edgewood College Drive
(608) 663-4861

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, Master of Science in Accountancy, Accounting Graduate Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Fox Valley Technical College

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1825 N Bluemound Dr
(920) 735-5600

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Gateway Technical College

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3520 30th Ave
(262) 564-2200

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Globe University

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2620 Development Drive
(920) 264-1600

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting and Tax Specialist, M.B.A. in Accounting (online)

Accrediting Agency:

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Globe University

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1345 Deming Way
(608) 830-6900

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, M.B.A. in Accounting (online)

Accrediting Agency:

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Globe University

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1480 Country Road XX
(715) 301-1300

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting and Tax Specialist, M.B.A. in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Globe University-Appleton

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5045 W. Grande Market Drive
(920) 364-1100

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Assoicate of Applied Science in Accounting and Tax Specialist, Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting, M.B.A. in Accounting (online)

Accrediting Agency:

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Globe University-Eau Claire

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4955 Bullis Farm Rd
(715) 855-6600

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, M.B.A. in Accounting (online)

Accrediting Agency:

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Globe University-La Crosse

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2651 Midwest Dr
(608) 779-2600

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting and Tax Specialist, M.B.A. in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Globe University-Madison East

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4901 Eastpark Blvd
(608) 216-9400

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting and Tax Specialist, M.B.A. in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Herzing University-Brookfield

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555 S Executive Dr
(262) 649-1710

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Herzing University-Kenosha

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4006 Washington Rd
(866) 724-9144

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, M.B.A. in Accounting (online)

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Herzing University-Madison

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5218 E. Terrace Dr.
(800) 582-1227

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, M.B.A. in Accounting (online)

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College

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13466 W Trepania Rd
(715) 634-4790 x100

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration with an Accounting emphasis

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Lakeland College

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W3718 South Drive
(920) 565-2111

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Arts in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Lakeshore Technical College

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1290 North Avenue
(920) 693-1000

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate degree in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Technical Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Madison Area Technical College

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3550 Anderson St
(608) 246-6100

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Technical Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Maranatha Baptist Bible College

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745 W Main St
(920) 261-9300 x2320

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting Management, Bachelor degree in Business with a major in Accounting (CPA)

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Marian University

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45 S National Ave
(920) 923-7600

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Marquette University

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1250 W Wisconsin Avenue
(414) 288-7710

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting, Master of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Mid-State Technical College

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500 32nd St N
(715) 422-5300

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Milwaukee Area Technical College

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700 W State St
(414) 297-6370

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

N/A

Moraine Park Technical College

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235 N National Avenue
(920) 924-3207

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission through participation in the Academic Quality Improvement Program

Mount Mary College

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2900 N. Menomonee River Pky
(414) 258-4810

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Nicolet Area Technical College

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Hwy G South
(715) 365-4410

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Northcentral Technical College

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1000 Campus Dr
(715) 675-3331

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate degree in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Technical Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

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2740 W Mason St
(920) 498-5400

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ottawa University-Milwaukee

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245 South Executive Drive
(262) 879-0200

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Rasmussen College-Wisconsin

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904 South Taylor Street
(920) 593-8400

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor degree in Accounting, Associate degree in Accounting, Accounting Certificate, Accounting Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Saint Norbert College

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100 Grant St
(920) 337-3181

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family

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2406 S Alverno Rd
(920) 684-6691

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

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1800 Bronson Blvd
(608) 822-3262

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Applied Associate degree in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Technical Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Phoenix-Madison Campus

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2310 Crossroads Dr
(608) 240-4701

Institution Type:

4-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Arts in Accounting Foundations, Associate of Arts with a concentraion in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Accounting, M.B.A. with a concentration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (

University of Phoenix-Milwaukee Campus

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20075 Watertower Blvd
(262) 785-0608

Institution Type:

4-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Arts in Accounting Foundations, Associate of Arts with a concentraion in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Accounting, M.B.A. with a concentration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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105 Garfield Avenue
(715) 836-2637

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

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2420 Nicolet Dr
(920) 465-2000

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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1725 State St
(608) 785-8000

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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500 Lincoln Dr
(608) 262-1234

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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2200 E Kenwood Blvd
(414) 229-1122

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Master of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

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800 Algoma Blvd
(920) 424-1234

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Wisconsin-Platteville

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1 University Plz
(608) 342-1421

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Wisconsin-River Falls

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410 S 3rd St
(715) 425-3913

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

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2100 Main St
(715) 346-4301

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Wisconsin-Superior

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Belknap & Catlin
(715) 394-8101

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

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800 W Main St
(262) 472-1234

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Professional Accountancy

Accrediting Agency:

The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Viterbo University

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900 Viterbo Drive
(608) 796-3000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Waukesha County Technical College

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800 Main Street
(262) 691-5566

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting in Healthcare Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Western Technical College

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400 Seventh St. North
(608) 785-9200

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Technical Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

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505 Pine Ridge Drive
(715) 468-2815

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate degree in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Technical Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

The Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Educational Requirements

Candidates for CPA licensure in the state of Wisconsin who graduated after January 1, 2001 must have completed 150 hours at an institution of higher education and hold a bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting or the reasonable equivalent of an accounting concentration, or a graduate degree with a concentration in accounting or the reasonable equivalent of accounting, auditing, taxation, and management accounting courses.

Salary

In May 2011, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimated that 17,480 accountants and auditors were employed in Wisconsin. The average wage for accountants and auditors in Wisconsin in 2011 was $64,370.

CPA Licensing in Wisconsin

Wisconsin CPAs are licensed by the Wisconsin Accounting Examining Board. To become licensed, a person must take the CPA exam after meeting the following academic requirements:

  • Complete 150 hours of semester study at an institution of higher education.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting or the reasonable equivalent of an accounting concentration that included 24 semester hours in accounting courses and 24 semester hours in business courses, OR
  • Hold a graduate degree with a concentration on accounting or that covered the subjects of accounting with 24 semester hours of undergraduate courses or 15 hours of graduate courses or an equivalent combination.

Requirements to be issued a certificate (license):

Continuing Education Requirements

Wisconsin CPA licenses are renewed biennially, in odd-numbered years. Continuing professional education (CPE) credits are not required by the Wisconsin Accounting Examining Board unless a CPA’s certification (license) has been expired for more than five years. However, CPAs may be required to fulfill CPE credit hours for an employer or association membership.

Accounting Jobs in Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Workforce and Market Labor Information System includes accountants and auditors as one of 25 occupations with the largest number of projected openings during the 2008–2018 time period. Wisconsin’s economy is driven by manufacturing, agriculture, and health care, and is home to the headquarters of several large corporations, including Johnson Controls Inc., The Kohler Company, Kohl’s, and Harley-Davidson, all of which offer potential employment for auditors, controllers, cost accountants, and management accountants.