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An accounting education opens up an extremely diverse range of careers for students. Typical professions that our students embark on with their undergraduate degree as a basis are:

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Tax attorney
  • Management accountant
  • Financial analyst
  • Internal auditor
  • Controller
  • Systems designer and analyst
  • FBI agent
  • Government financial officer
  • IRS agent
  • Tax accountant
  • Fraud investigator

Danielle Lewis

Danielle Lewis

  • B.S., Accounting (2009)
  • Master of Accountancy (2010)
  • Senior Audit Associate, Grant Thornton LLP

I chose to attend Nevada for the beautiful campus, and what the University had to offer. The accounting program helped me to grow as an individual. I not only was able to learn the skills I needed to become a CPA, but met people in the Reno area that I still communicate with today.
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Reid Riker

Reid Riker

  • Master of Accountancy (2009)
  • Evans, Nelson & Company, CPAs

Nevada has a great accounting school reputation; and has a great atmosphere. I prefer the in-class setting compared to online. Nevada allowed me to pursue my certification and increased my accounting knowledge; as well, it allowed me to bond more with Reno, as the University is an important part of Northern Nevada.
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Sandra Linares

Sandra Linares

  • B.S., Accounting (2002)
  • Master of Accountancy (2011)
  • Financial Analyst at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

During my time as a student, I found each class unique in its own right, and our job as students is to absorb the information and process it to the best of our ability in our own unique way, which in turn will enable us to apply the information in our given field.
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Ludmilla Smith

Ludmilla Smith

  • Master of Accountancy (2005)
  • Sole proprietor of Ludmila Smith, CPA

The MAcc program made a huge difference in my life and career. Professionally, I was able to acquire real life knowledge needed to succeed in the accounting profession, successfully pass the CPA exams and become employed by one of the Big 4 accounting firms.
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