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Accounting Schools in Wyoming

Accounting degrees in Wyoming can be earned from both two- and four-year colleges and are offered at academic levels ranging from certificate to master's. For those seeking an online learning experience, there are several accounting schools in Wyoming that offer this chance. During an accounting program, students may be introduced to core business subjects including economics, business ethics and law, and statistics. Accounting-specific courses typically cover topics like cost accounting, financial reporting, taxation, information systems, and auditing.

Wyoming Schools: Accounting Programs

Based on data compiled from the National Center for Education Statistics, there are eight postsecondary schools that offer instruction in accounting. Programs at these schools fall under one of the following categories: accounting, accounting and finance, accounting and business management, accounting technology and bookkeeping, auditing, or accounting and related services.



School Website

University Type

Net Price (2011-2012)

Casper College



2-year, Public


Central Wyoming College



2-year, Public


College America-Cheyenne



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


Eastern Wyoming College



2-year, Public


Laramie County Community College



2-year, Public


Northwest College



2-year, Public


University of Wyoming



4-year, Public


Western Wyoming Community College

Rock Springs


2-year, Public


Source: National Center for Education Statistics, College Navigator, 2013, http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

Certification and Licensing Requirements for Wyoming Accountants

Any accountant who files with the Securities and Exchange Commission must earn the designation of Certified Public Accountant (CPA). The Wyoming Board of Public Accountants lays out several requirements for those seeking initial CPA licensure in the state, including:

  1. Earning at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited school. Education must include 150 total credits, along with a concentration in business and accounting.
  2. Passing the Uniform CPA Exam.
  3. Gaining one year of professional experience in public accounting.
  4. Completing a professional ethics course.

There are also a number of different options to receive a reciprocal certification. Please contact the Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants for complete licensing requirements and regulations.

Career Opportunities for Graduates of Accounting Schools in Wyoming

A college degree in accounting could lead to a variety of traditional accounting, auditing, bookkeeping, or tax positions, but it could also serve as a foundation for related finance and business careers. Nonprofits, small business, government and healthcare are just a few of the workplaces those with accounting degrees in Wyoming could find themselves. Another option is pursue employment at an accounting firm. While none of the "Big Four" currently has an office in Wyoming, there are a host of smaller firms you could choose to apply to. Below is a table containing information about some of these firms:

Above The Line CPAs



Accounting Firms in Wyoming



Casey Peterson & Associates



Dunnuck Hamilton Roesler Brook



Fisher & Weisshaar



Grooms & Harkins



Halley & Murrey, CPAs



Harker Mellinger CPAs



Lenhart Mason & Associates



Lovelett, Skogen & Associates



Porter Muirhead Cornia & Howard



Schreiner, Weskamp & Schmerge



Scott & Scott



Sorenson & Sorenson



Stine Buss Wolff Wilson



The Mortenson Group



Employment Outlook for Accounting Careers in Wyoming

The following table presents a few examples of accounting-related careers, with state and national job growth projections, along with average salary figures:


Mean Annual Wage, Montana (May 2012)

Mean Annual Wage, United States (May 2012)

Projected State Employment Growth (2012-2022)

Projected National Employment Growth (2010-2020)

Accountants and Auditors





Budget Analysts





Management Analysts





Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment Projections, 2012; Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Employment and Wages, 2013; Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Labor Market Information, 2013

*Salaries and employment opportunities may vary based on experience, education, location and other factors.


College Navigator, National Center for Education Statistics, 2013


National Employment by Occupation, Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012


Wyoming, 2012 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 29, 2013,


May 2012 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 29, 2013,


Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Labor Market Information, Occupational Projections 2012-2022, July 2013


Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants



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