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Accounting at Viterbo

Accounting is often described as the language of business and the demand for skilled accountants continues to grow. Starting salaries for accountants are among the highest for all college graduates. The lucrative field of accounting is perfect for students who are interested in numbers, financial data, and playing a key role in organizational decision making.

Viterbo students graduate with the technical and leadership skills employers are seeking. The university has an excellent reputation with regional employers. Viterbo graduates who are highly motivated and can effectively interact with other professionals will have many opportunities for rapid career advancement.

Apply or plan a visit today to get started on your education and an outstanding career in accounting.

Program Highlights

  • Guaranteed paid internships for all accounting students
  • Extensive interaction with various businesses and professionals in the community
  • Excellent reputation with area employers
  • Emphasis on ethical decision making, corporate social responsibility, and communication skills in preparation for leadership roles


Featured Alumni

“The accounting program and supportive faculty at Viterbo not only solidified my foundational knowledge of accounting but also prepared me for a career focused on servant leadership and community engagement.”

Kari Brown  '14  
Audit Associate
Hawkins Ash CPAs

Career Examples

  • Accountant
  • Accountant manager
  • Accounts payable coordinator
  • Auditor
  • Budget analyst
  • Business owner/entrepreneur
  • Chief financial officer
  • Cost accountant
  • Credit analyst
  • Inventory accountant
  • Management advisor

Graduate Schools/Employers of Alumni

  • Altra Federal Credit Union
  • Ashley Furniture
  • Deloitte
  • Fastenal, Inc.
  • Ingersoll Rand
  • Inland Corporation
  • Logistics Health
  • Marine Credit Union
  • Midwest Dental
  • Petro Energy
  • State of Wisconsin