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Our approach

High-impact practices in financial, managerial and tax accounting, plus auditing are taught in small class settings, providing you a focused learning environment to succeed.

Department of Accountancy

Are you ready to be number one in the field of accounting? When you earn your degree from one of the top accounting programs in the country, you can expect to rise to the top of your career鈥攆ast. With experience-based learning, degree-specific resources and a variety of career options, you'll graduate with a solid foundation for success all while meeting the requirements to confidently take your professional certifications, including CPA, CMA, CGMA and others.

Our accounting degree programs hold supplemental AACSB accounting accreditation that is exclusive to less than 2% of the world's schools offering business degree programs鈥攇iving you a top-rated education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A prosperous career in the field of accounting is waiting for you at WMU.

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Accounting degree programs that mean business

Your coursework is designed to be rigorous and diverse, helping you learn the fundamentals of accounting and preparing you for your career. Choose the degree track that's right for you: a Bachelor of Business Administration for undergraduate students or a Master of Science in Accountancy for graduate students.

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Enhance your experience with focused resources

Whether you need career advice, personal and professional development, or would like to connect with other accounting students, our department gives you a wide breadth of resources so you can take full advantage of your WMU education.

CPA Exam

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    Get 100% ready for the CPA exam

    You will be thoroughly prepared to take your CPA exam. Our accounting degree programs meet the requirements of 150+ credit hours for certification by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and licensing by the state of Michigan. To meet the 150 credits, you can dual enroll in our graduate program while completing your B.B.A. degree.

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