Accounting Degrees in Wyoming

Casper College

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125 College Dr
(307) 268-2110

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Business in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Career Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Paraprofessional Accounting, Certificate in Career Accounting, Certificate in Professional Bookkeeping

Accrediting Agency:

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

Central Wyoming College

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2660 Peck Avenue
(800) 735-8418

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Career Accounting, Certificate in Bookkeeping

Accrediting Agency:

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

College America-Cheyenne

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6101 Yellowstone Rd Ste 101
(307) 637-2044

Institution Type:

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

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Business Management & Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Business Management & Accounting with a Property Management emphasis, Associate of Applied Science in Business Management & Accounting with a Retail Sales Management emphasis, Associate of Applied Science in Business Management & Accounting with a Event Planning emphasis, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a Forensic Accounting emphasis

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)

Eastern Wyoming College

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3200 West C St
(307) 532-8200

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

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

Laramie County Community College

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1400 E College Dr
(307) 778-5222 x1357

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

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

Northwest College

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231 W 6th St
(307) 754-6000

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

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

University of Wyoming

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Corner of Ninth and Ivinson
(307) 766-1121

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Master's in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

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

Western Wyoming Community College

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2500 College Dr
(307) 382-1600

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science in Accounting, Certificate in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

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

Educational Requirements

Candidates for CPA licensure in the state of Wyoming must hold at least a bachelor’s degree with 150 credit hours.

Salary

In May 2011, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimated that 1,630 accountants and auditors were employed in Wyoming. The average wage for accountants and auditors in Wyoming in 2011 was $60,500.

CPA Licensing in Wyoming

Wyoming CPAs are licensed by the Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants. To become licensed, a person must first 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 24 semester hours in upper division or graduate level accounting courses and 24 semester hours in business courses at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Requirements to be issued a certificate (license):

Continuing Education Requirements

Wyoming CPA licenses are renewed annually. Wyoming CPAs must complete a total 120 credit hours of qualified continuing professional education (CPE) every three years. Newly licensed CPAs must complete a four-credit board-approved ethics course within six months of the date of the initial certificate (license) and one every three years thereafter.

Accounting Jobs in Wyoming

Wyoming Labor Market Information lists accountants and auditors among occupations projected for job growth in the 2011-2021 time period. Wyoming’s growing mining and health care and social assistance industries are projected to provide the most opportunities for employment, including CPAs. The nationally recognized CPA firm McGee, Hearne, & Paiz, LLP, CUSO Financial Services, LP, and Edward Jones each offer potential employment for CPAs.