Wayne State University accounting graduates are employed as interns, executives, and everything in between at national corporations, the big four accounting firms and regional public accounting firms. The Mike Ilitch School of Business at WSU offers a rich learning experience through academic programs that prepare students for productive and rewarding careers in accounting and a lifetime of socially responsible citizenship in the global economy.
Here, you will find a student body that reflects Michigan's diversity and a faculty with established academic and professional scholarship who are also dedicated teachers and mentors. Mike Ilitch School of Business accounting programs meet Michigan's requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant exam and the educational requirements of the Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Internal Auditors.
B.A./B.S. in accountingLeads to a variety of career paths in the corporate, governmental, nonprofit and public accounting realms
Master of science in accounting (M.S.A.)Provides the 150-hour education requirement for licensure as a CPA in Michigan, and grads are well prepared to sit for the CPA exam
Post-bachelor certificateDesigned for students who want to fulfill the education requirements for CPA licensure in Michigan without obtaining an advanced degree
Interim Chair, Department of Accounting
- Top 5 reasons to take introductory accounting (ACC 3010) at the Ilitch School
- Santanu Mitra to be published in Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting
- Ilitch Business accounting professor Cheol Lee named president of Korean-American Accounting Professors Association
- Dollars and cents: Incorporating personal finance into student experience
- Accounting professor's co-authored paper selected for publication in the International Journal of Auditing