Crazy-smart accountants? Definitely—at Michigan Tech, smart is where it’s at. Our accounting program is about linking business with technology through experienced-based learning. We’ll help you develop the skills you need to manage and operate a business, government agency, or nonprofit organization. Small class sizes mean you’ll get to know your professors one-on-one, all while advancing your knowledge through research.
Whether your career goals include becoming a CPA, owning your own business, studying law, or earning an MBA, an accounting degree from Michigan Tech will prepare you for your future.
What You Need to Know About This Program
- The School of Business and Economics integrates the University's technological prominence with experience-based learning to develop leaders in global business and innovation.
- Michigan Tech accounting students offer tax assistance to members of the local community through the Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
- You'll have many opportunities to work with students across campus, giving you valuable collaborative experience that employers value.
- The School of Business and Economics is accredited by the AACSB—a distinction representing the top 15 percent of undergraduate business programs in the world.
- You can get involved by joining Kappa Sigma Iota, Michigan Tech’s accounting club, or one of our other professional business organizations.
- Free help is at your fingertips: the newly remodeled Sam B. Tidwell Student Center provides tutoring support in accounting, economics, and statistics.
- Earn a Master's degree in just a single year of study beyond your undergrad degree through the accelerated master's program in accounting.
- Our recent graduates have enjoyed a 90 percent placement rate in their field of interest—with companies known regionally and internationally—or into top graduate schools across the country.
The Business Development Experience
The Business Development Experience will differentiate your education from other business schools in the United States—we’re the only school offering this unique opportunity. Students have the opportunity to complete at least one of the following on-campus business learning opportunities during their senior year:
- Develop, write, and present a business plan for a Michigan Tech College of Engineering Senior Design Project.
- Manage a Michigan Tech Enterprise; develop, write, and present a business development plan for the Enterprise.
- Manage a portfolio worth over $1.5 million through the Applied Portfolio Management Program as a member of a student investment team.