What will I learn?

If you’ve got a head for numbers, a major in accounting can provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary for a wide variety of interesting careers in business, industry, government, nonprofit organizations and public accounting. You will learn to analyze and solve problems, think critically, communicate effectively and use information technology. The accountancy major also provides an excellent foundation for careers in government, law and education.

Ninety-four percent of accountancy graduates are employed or in graduate school within three months of graduation.

After you graduate

Recent WMU graduates with degrees in accountancy are working as:

Auditors
Industry accountants
Tax accountants
Corporate accountants
Internal auditors
Financial planners
Consultants

Among the organizations they work for are:

Certified public accounting firms
Financial planners
Private business and corporations
Law firms
Non-profit business
Government agencies

Which department am I in?

Haworth College of Business

Study options

Full Time (122 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$17,541.00 per year
Undergraduate Upper-level 56 or more credits – USD $20,649
Application deadline

Expected November 2022

Start date

Expected January, September 2022

Venue

Western Michigan University

1903 W Michigan Avenue,

KALAMAZOO,

Michigan,

49008, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A first-year applicant is a student who is applying for admission and who has not attempted or earned any college credit after graduating from high school/secondary school (or earned equivalent).

For international students

A first-year applicant is a student who is applying for admission and who has not attempted or earned any college credit after graduating from high school/secondary school (or earned equivalent).

Minimum English proficiency test scores:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 71 iBT

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: 6.0

Pearson Test of English, Academic Module (PTE): 48

Michigan English Test (MET): 48

Application deadlines:

Fall: June 15; Spring: October 15 (Extended to November 15!)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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