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Macomb’s Accounting program prepares you for entry-level positions in accounting or provides you with additional job skills to advance in your accounting career. 

If you are new to the field, you will be introduced to accounting techniques and theories as they relate to business organizations.  You will learn how to read and understand financial statements, measure and report assets and liabilities, understand cost-volume-profit relationships and use computer applications to complete accounting tasks, including general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll.

If you are interested in advancing in your career, Macomb’s Accounting program can fill in the gaps in your experience through courses that include Intermediate Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Microcomputer Applications in Accounting and Federal Income Tax – Individual.     

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Accounting

  1. Save $20,000 by starting here - over 80% of our students leave debt free
  2. Nearly 250 private and transfer scholarships available
  3. This program can be completed 100 percent online, so you don’t have to interrupt your schedule

Accounting Courses at Macomb

  • Business Communications
  • Business Enterprise
  • Business Law
  • Computer Accounting with QuickBooks
  • Computer and Information Processing Principles
  • Federal Income Tax-Individual
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Microcomputer Applications in Accounting
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing

Career Opportunities in Accounting

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

Job-posting data can give you insights about employers seeking job applicants, where those jobs are located, and the average salary being offered. Use the Career Insights Tool to see national, state or metropolitan area information.

Data are provided by Burning Glass Technologies and drawn from large area samples. Data are not drawn from Macomb Community College-specific student or program outcomes.



Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

Transfer Pathways

If you want to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), you will need to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and 150 total credit hours. Credits earned in Macomb’s Accounting Program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan that offer accounting degrees.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in Accounting or Accountancy, speak with a counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about the Accounting program?

For more information on the Accounting program at Macomb, contact one of the Accounting program advisors:

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