Accountancy

Thinking about majoring in accountancy? Check out what we have to offer.

What can you expect from an accountancy major at Western Michigan University? The field of accounting encompasses a variety of interesting careers. Accountants are employed in all areas of business, industry, government, nonprofit organizations, law and education. In the public sector of accounting, graduates are employed as auditors, tax accountants, corporate accountants, financial planners and consultants. Our program will prepare you for a rewarding career through:

  • A rigorous curriculum that includes financial, managerial and tax accounting as well as auditing.
  • Faculty who are committed to your success.
  • Providing you a solid background in business practices to supplement accounting knowledge.
  • Preparation for professional exams through the 150-plus opportunities.

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Requirements for this program.

Resources related to this major from the Haworth College of Business Career Center.

Possible career pathways in accounting.

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