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
Professor of Management
Interim Chair of Finance
Interim Chair of Accounting
- Deborah Habel, lecturer of accounting, honored with MICPA award for public service
- Ilitch School graduate qualifies for prestigious Elijah Watt Sells Award
- Ilitch School ranked fourth in the country for publishing research for accounting professionals
- 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