Accounting has been a popular offering at the Milgard School of Business (MSB) since 1994, enabling students to specialize in the field while earning a Bachelor’s of Arts in Business. The undergraduate program’s success led university leaders to consider expanding the program to the graduate school level.
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First-generation Master of Accounting student, author, and mother of five: Tressa Lacy, is achieving multiple milestones through the support of scholarships, mentors, and Milgard community resources
First-year student Mary Rose Cadelina, who is interested in accounting, had her eyes opened to her strengths by UW Tacoma's Summer Bridge program.
"We are pursuing a new set of bold initiatives in business education that signal the Milgard School as a center for enlightened thinking, sustainable economics, and highly responsive action…qualities essential for challenging times ahead."
Spending hours and hours teaching herself Lotus 1-2-3 aboard a fishing vessel got Nadia Thompson, '16, on the path to her accounting degree.
Maksim Rusev, a Milgard School of Business alumnus with bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting, will serve as an English teacher in Bulgaria.