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Accounting

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.     

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Accounting Courses at Macomb

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

Career Opportunities in Accounting

With an Associate of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from Macomb, you will be qualified for positions in accounting firms, public and private companies, tax preparation firms and government agencies that include payroll and time keeping clerk, loan officer, tax preparer, teller, new accounts clerk, bookkeeping, account and posting clerk, and auditing clerk.

Macomb’s Accounting Program also offers two other options for gaining entry into the accounting field: Certificate in Accounting and a Skill Specific Certificate in Accounting, both of which qualify you for similar positions as an associate degree.

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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