General Information

The associate of applied science degree with specialization in accounting is designed to provide practical and theoretical preparation for positions leading to supervisory and administrative assignments. In addition to completion of the required general education courses, students desiring the program designation on their transcript must complete the required core and specialized courses. This curriculum provides preparation for careers in business accounting departments and accounting firms.

Career Opportunities
Accounting remains one of the more sought after disciplines in the job market. According to Randstad USA, the median salary for a staff accountant position can start at $55,000, and the demand for accountants is on the rise. Please see the following link for more info:

The accounting certificate prepares students for careers in business accounting departments and accounting firms as accounting clerks, junior accountants or accounting and management trainees. The courses taken to complete the certificate are applicable to the degree program. Students should check course prerequisites when planning their semester schedules.


Accounting Department Faculty
Name Office Telephone Email
Parnella Baul C-208 (734) 384-4289
Scott Wang L-218 (734) 384-4301
Accounting Links