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
- Ilitch School hosts MICPA 2019 Spring Accounting Educators Conference
- Senior accounting major awarded $5,000 scholarship by Michigan Accountancy Foundation
- Ilitch School accounting professors to publish in reputable tax journal
- Illitch Business accounting major receives prestigious honor for academic and athletic excellence
- Wayne State accounting students help return $1.4M to low-income Detroiters during 2019 tax season