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
- Accounting professor's co-authored paper selected for publication in the International Journal of Auditing
- Ilitch Business accounting major awarded PCAOB scholarship
- Detroit City Council recognizes Accounting Aid Society, Wayne State University for collaborative tax season performance
- Ilitch School hosts MICPA 2019 Spring Accounting Educators Conference
- Senior accounting major awarded $5,000 scholarship by Michigan Accountancy Foundation