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Accounting

Major

Accounting

Major

Accountants gather, organize and analyze financial information, assess performance and efficiency and suggest improvements for their clients. Accountants are needed in small and large companies, as well as nonprofits. Advancements in technology, evolving accounting rules and regulations and rapid globalization promise abundant and interesting career opportunities.

Actuarial Science

Major, Minor

Actuarial Science

Major, Minor

Actuaries help individuals, businesses and society manage risk by evaluating the likelihood of future events and creating plans to reduce their financial or emotional impact. The Society of Actuaries named UWM’s program a Center of Actuarial Excellence, one of only 16 universities in the U.S. with this mark of distinction.

Communication

Major, Master's, Doctoral, Online

Communication

Major, Master's, Doctoral, Online

The study of communication examines how language is used to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, and media. The mission of the Department of Communication is to provide students with education in the theory, history, ethics and practice of communication and to prepare them for careers and leadership in a wide variety of professions.

Computer Science

Major, Minor, Master's

Computer Science

Major, Minor, Master's

Study and design computer systems, networks, software, programming languages, algorithms and more. Computer scientists work as software engineers, game and app developers, systems integration consultants and IT managers. Computer science is a rapidly growing field. The undergraduate program is ABET-accredited.

Economics

Major, Minor, Master's, Doctoral

Economics

Major, Minor, Master's, Doctoral

Economics is about human and organizational decision-making. Applying theories and models to real-world data, students focus on such issues as unemployment, inflation, exchange rates, economic development, trade and global finance, tax policy, minimum wages, environmental policy, and healthcare. It is an analytical and high-demand field with high entry-level salaries.

English

Major, Minor, Master's, Doctoral

English

Major, Minor, Master's, Doctoral

Read closely, write persuasively, argue analytically, and imagine creatively. Students learn to think critically and explore a diversity of texts and media, from novels to poems, films to websites, corporate documents to social media. Focused plans of study prepare students for a wide range of careers in writing and editing, teaching, communications, and new media.

Finance

Major

Finance

Major

A finance specialist's understanding of the economy and business presents opportunities in both corporate and investment finance. Financiers help their organization reach financial objectives by evaluating investments, allocating resources over time, and assessing risk valuation and markets.

Global Studies

Major, Minor

Global Studies

Major, Minor

Students choose a specific track - global management, global communications, global security, global sustainability, global health, or global urban development – and many degrees are jointly awarded by two schools in recognition of the unique combination of professional training and liberal arts courses. Study abroad and an international internship are required.

Health Care Administration

Major, Minor, Master's, Online

Health Care Administration

Major, Minor, Master's, Online

Students in the health care administration program learn business strategies needed to lead health care organizations: finance, information systems, strategic planning, HR management and marketing. A key component of this program is exposure to management and leadership training principles necessary to run a single department or a vast health care organization.

Human Resources Management

Major

Human Resources Management

Major

Human resource professionals identify, recruit and select new employees; provide employee training and development; and administer compensation and benefits plans. To succeed and grow, businesses and corporations need professionals skilled in staffing, compensation, diversity, labor relations and training and development.

Information Science & Technology

Major, Minor, Master's, Online

Information Science & Technology

Major, Minor, Master's, Online

Combining core IT skills like front-end web design, HCI, UX and information security with data science and project management, Information Science & Technology prepares students for current and emerging IT careers.

Information Technology Management

Major, Master's

Information Technology Management

Major, Master's

Expanding technologies and data availability make IT professionals increasingly important around the world. IT professionals examine problems, then develop and communicate technology-based solutions. They use a range of IT skills and analysis to make data and new technologies work together across all of a company’s business functions. UWM has unique expertise in...

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