Accounting Bachelor's Degree

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Michigan Tech teaches the knowledge and skills required to solve real problems for high-tech organizations.

Students benefit from studying accounting at a STEM-focused university. Apply your lessons across technological and scientific fields led by nationally recognized professors.

Michigan Tech accounting graduates are uniquely positioned to audit tech-based companies. Our AACSB-accredited BS in Accounting prepares students to create the future.

Data Analytics Concentration

Predict trends. Advise stakeholders. Solve challenges. Huskies in accounting have the opportunity to pursue a concentration in data analytics. Specialization in data analytics is increasingly important for professionals in the accounting field. The 18-credit-hour data analytics concentration equips graduates with skills in databases, data cleaning and visualization, statistical programming, and analytical methods using leading-edge industry tools and technologies.

  • No. 6
    accounting program in the state, ranked by College Factual
  • 92%
    placement rate for accounting graduates
  • 95+
    years offering business-related courses

Tomorrow Needs Problem-solving CPAs

Michigan Tech accounting students who plan to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam can earn the required 150 credit hours by completing an accelerated Master of Science in Accounting in one additional year of study (four years undergraduate plus one year graduate). An MS in Accounting paired with a CPA has the highest job and salary potential1 within the accounting field.

Measured against peers, Michigan Tech accounting students earn the second-highest CPA pass rates in the nation and achieve the highest average score.

1: How Much Do CPAs Make? - Investopedia, May 24, 2022

Be Career Ready

Earn a business degree from Michigan Tech and graduate career-ready for tomorrow's technology-driven world.

Each year, more than 400 employers come to campus to recruit Huskies at our Career Fairs. Our business grads go on to work at Fortune 500 companies, tech start-ups, small businesses, and everything in between.

Career Opportunities for STEM-powered Accounting

  • Auditing
  • Business and asset valuation
  • Cost management
  • Data analytics and visualization
  • Financial analysis and reporting
  • Taxation

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about studying accounting at Michigan's flagship technological university.

"A lot of people think that MTU is just an engineering school, but that is far from the truth."Gina Roose, undergraduate, dual major in accounting and finance

Why Accreditation Matters

As an accredited business college, Michigan Tech assesses student learning to ensure quality for business education and to continuously improve curriculum and programs.

Student Learning Goals

Students in the College of Business can expect to achieve the following learning goals—which also align with University Undergraduate Student Learning Goals:

  1. Technical Competence—Ability to critically analyze and achieve proficiency of information technology
  2. Global Awareness—Skill in emerging trends and ability to see global perspective
  3. Professional Know-how—Mastery of ethics and effective communication through coursework and professional business experiences
  4. Disciplinary Knowledge—Discipline-specific expertise and cross-discipline strategy

AACSB Accredited

STEM + Business, Only at Michigan Tech

Technology is shaping our lives faster than ever before. Michigan Tech's College of Business provides real-world graduate education experiences steeped in STEM to prepare the future business leaders of tomorrow.

Student Stories

Tomorrow Needs You

Supercharge your entrepreneurial spirit and meet the demands of a technology-driven society at a flagship public research university powered by science, technology, engineering, and math. Graduate with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience needed to succeed in tomorrow's high-tech business world.

Undergraduate Majors

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"Accounting at Michigan Tech was in a small enough environment where I easily got to know my professors, but was large enough to provide me growth and the opportunities that I have now."Jacob Mihelich '20, Accounting