Wayne State University

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Accounting Major

Wayne State accounting students learn the analytical and technical skills necessary for sound professional judgment in financial decision making.

Courses cover a wide range of topics. Some of those include:

  • Preparation and interpretation of financial statements
  • Concepts and procedures for bonds, leases, pensions, income taxes and owners’ equity
  • Techniques for database design and information systems auditing
  • Concepts related to business and individual taxation

The accounting major also helps prepare students to eventually sit for the Certified Public Accountant exam, if they choose to do so.

And with the flexibility of multiple campuses and online courses, you can personally tailor your educational experience. Accounting majors can even choose to complete all of there coursework at WSU's Schoolcraft Center in Livonia.

Please use the menu on the right to learn more about our accounting major.

For career information, please visit the Career Planning & Placement Office's Career & Major Advising page.

The school also offers a Post-Bachelor Certificate in Accounting.