Our graduates find roles in some of the top companies in the Madison area, utilizing their education to succeed in the competitive global economy. Our curriculum provides a deep understanding of the complex and dynamic world of accounting, preparing you for careers in public accounting in audit and tax, private accounting, governmental and not-for-profit accounting. In addition to academic preparation, accounting faculty will encourage you to obtain valuable work experiences while you complete your accounting degree program. Work experiences range from volunteer work such as in our Edgewood sponsored VITA program--to full or part-time internships in public or private accounting -- to part-time corporate or not-for-profit work experiences.
Whether you’re pursuing a career in the public, private, or not-for-profit sector, you’ll have the educational training, the work experiences and the networking opportunities to succeed.
Some sample careers:
Senior Accountant, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
Office Auditor, Wisconsin Department of Revenue
Owner & CEO, Capital Accounting and Tax
Director of Finance and Operations, Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce
Senior Auditor, CUNA Mutual Group
Financial Office Manager, Linville Architects
Senior Accountant, UW Credit Union
Staff Accountant, Culver Franchising System, Inc.
Owner & CEO, Wilson Financial
Auditor, Schenck CPAs
Senior Financial Analyst, A.O. Smith
Accountant, MCD, Inc
Tax Staff, Plante Moran
Whether you're building a career in public or private accounting, an Edgewood College MSA is the right degree for you. Our expert faculty help you prepare for the changing requirements of the CPA or CMA exams and devise personalized learning plans to address your career goals.
NEW: The Edgewood College School of Business is excited to announce we now have graduate scholarships available for those with an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or higher. If your degree-bearing transcript reflects a 3.5 or higher GPA you automatically qualify for a $5,000 scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in the School of Business in the summer or fall semesters of 2018. This scholarship will be awarded to recipients in the amount of $1,000 over the first five semesters enrolled in the program. This scholarships will be automatically awarded to those who submit transcripts meeting the GPA requirement.
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