Not Your Typical Business School

Walsh is more than a business school. We’re an accelerator. A think tank.
An incubator for ideas. We’re the fuel you need to take that next step.
Where leaders are made and where barriers are broken.

Since 1922, Walsh has combined theory and application to prepare students for successful careers. With each of our internationally and nationally ranked business and technology bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, you’ll learn from proven business minds who have been there and done that.

This is where the future is made. Your future.

We’re Here to Help

We are ready to help you every step of the way, from your first contact until you cross the stage at commencement.

Call 248-823-1600 to make an appointment or email us.

Accreditation Matters

Walsh is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) www.hlcommission.org, and has received specialized accreditation for select business degree programs by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs  (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org.

ACBSP accreditation focuses on the quality of instruction and the development of practical skills that employers want. Walsh’s accreditation aligns with our mission to integrate theory and application to prepare graduates for successful careers.
Visit the accreditation web page for a list of programs that are accredited by the ACBSP.

In 2020, Walsh earned a full 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation from The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) with no requirement for interim monitoring or reporting.

Approved

Walsh has been granted the legal authority to operate as a private, not-for-profit institution by the State of Michigan, Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity to grant bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees and certificate programs.

Complaint Process

Consumer Information

The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 requires consumer information be made available on the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) College Navigator website.

The University & College Accountability Network (U-CAN) is a consumer information tool available to prospective students and parents. Visit: https://ucan-network.org/.

RETENTION RATE BY PROGRAM

New students who started in any term within the fiscal year and re-enrolled anytime within the four following terms from first term, reported in year they started. For instance, a student started in Fall 2018 and re-enrolled in 19/WI, 19/SP, 19/SU or 19/FA would be considered ‘retained’ and would be reported in fiscal year 2019.

PROGRAM FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020 FY 2021
Bachelor of Accountancy 88.4% 90.4% 86.4% 89.2% 86.4%
Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance 94.7% 90.9% 95.2% 95.7% 88.7%
Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business 80.0% 81.2% 81.7% 80.0% 76.3%
Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management 77.8% 80.0%
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management 87.4% 89.9% 91.7% 81.4% 83.3%
Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing 98.0% 95.2% 92.3% 84.0% 86.7%
Bachelor of Science in Applied Management 81.3% 73.3%
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology 92.5% 85.4% 87.5% 97.9% 83.8%
Master of Science in Accountancy 85.4% 78.5% 79.5% 79.4% 89.6%
Master of Science in Accountancy (For accounting graduates) 88.1% 88.7% 85.2% 90.7% 75.0%
Master of Accountancy/Master of Business Administration – Dual Degree
Master of Science Data Analytics 77.8%
Master of Science in Finance 86.0% 84.0% 81.8% 80.0% 82.8%
Master of Science in Information Technology 81.8% 77.2% 80.6% 90.0% 86.7%
Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership 100.0% 85.7% 87.5% 92.9% 60.0%
Master of Science in Management 86.2% 76.5% 81.0% 90.0% 86.0%
Master of Science in Marketing 68.0% 81.0% 94.1% 66.7% 80.0%
Master of Science in Taxation 84.6% 82.6% 65.2% 85.0% 73.9%
Master of Business Administration 85.2% 85.3% 83.5% 90.1% 86.3%
Cyber Master of Business Administration 100.0%
International Tech Master of Business Administration 75.0%
Walsh/Kettering Tech Master of Business Administration 80.0%
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership – Dual Degree 82.6% 78.6% 100.0% 100.0% 91.7%
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Management – Dual Degree 92.3% 72.3% 89.3% 97.0% 86.4%
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Marketing – Dual Degree 91.7% 76.9% 87.5% 76.9% 90.0.%
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Finance – Dual degree 75.0% 79.3% 77.4% 88.4% 90.5%
Doctor of Management/Business Administration 100.0% 73.3%
Non-Degree Certificate Cybersecurity 77.8% 66.7% 40.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Non-Degree Certificate Global Project Management 40.0% 20.0% 33.3%
Non-Degree Certificate Human Resources Management 69.2% 80.0% 85.7% 81.8% 100.0%

GRADUATION RATE BY PROGRAM

Students who graduated within Four Years of their program start, reported by 4th year graduation point
ie. For FY 2021, students who started in FY 2017 and Graduated by FY 2021

PROGRAM FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020 FY 2021
Bachelor of Accountancy 59.5% 50.6% 55.9% 57.9% 48.5%
Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance 65.5% 50.9% 71.6% 62.9% 63.2%
Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business 48.4% 48.8% 54.5% 54.5% 57.1%
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management 55.7% 55.3% 57.1% 56.5% 58.4%
Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing 64.2% 69.4% 64.3% 58.0% 80.4%
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology 84.6% 70.3% 67.5%
Master of Science in Accountancy 46.4% 37.3% 40.0% 41.7% 53.3%
Master of Science in Accountancy (For accounting graduates) 66.7% 66.0% 64.8% 57.8% 58.2%
Master of Accountancy/Master of Business Administration – Dual Degree
Master of Science Data Analytics
Master of Science in Finance 35.4% 36.8% 46.6% 41.5% 27.5%
Master of Science in Information Technology 21.1% 46.2% 36.4%
Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership 66.7% 12.5% 64.3%
Master of Science in Management 36.1% 37.9% 30.0%
Master of Science in Marketing 20.0% 50.0% 28.0%
Master of Science in Taxation 61.1% 61.4% 54.1% 47.6% 57.7%
Master of Business Administration 33.2% 41.0% 47.8% 46.2% 43.7%
Cyber Master of Business Administration
International Tech Master of Business Administration
Walsh/Kettering Tech Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership – Dual Degree 25.0% 26.1% 0.0%
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Management – Dual Degree 23.3% 14.3% 11.8%
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Marketing – Dual Degree 15.4% 14.3% 25.0%
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Finance – Dual degree 18.2% 24.2% 13.2% 18.4% 22.0%
Doctor of Management/Business Administration
Non-Degree Certificate Cybersecurity 11.1%
Non-Degree Certificate Global Project Management 4.3% 9.1% 35.5% 21.1% 9.1%
Non-Degree Certificate Human Resources Management 26.7% 60.0% 55.6% 46.2% 64.3%

Note: Only currently offered programs are listed, Programs with no graduation rates represent new programs that had not or have not met their fourth-year gradation point

EMPLOYMENT RATE BY PROGRAM

Employment data is collected as of one year after graduation from public profiles, primarily LinkedIn. Student names and degrees were searched to identify employment as reported in the profiles. The coverage rate is specified at the bottom of this table.

PROGRAM FY 2019 FY 2020
Bachelor of Accountancy 96% 93%
Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance 96% 94%
Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business 100% 93%
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management 98% 90%
Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing 96% 92%
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology 100% 100%
Master of Arts in Business* 100%
Master of Science in Accountancy 94% 97%
MAC.W 93% 100%
Master of Business Administration 98% 98%
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership – Dual Degree 100% 75%
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Management – Dual Degree* 90% 90%
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Marketing – Dual Degree 100% 100%
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Finance – Dual degree 88% 100%
Master of Science in Finance 100% 95%
Master of Science in Information Technology* 100% 70%
Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership* 100% 100%
Master of Science in Management* 93% 100%
Master of Science in Marketing* 100% 100%
Master of Science in Taxation* 92% 100%
Non-Degree Certificate Cybersecurity* 100% 50%
Non-Degree Certificate Human Resources Management* 80% 100%
Non-Degree Certificate Global Project Management* 100% 100%
Total Found 534 574
Total Graduates 764 802
Coverage Rate 97% 95%

*Sample size in one or both years is less than 10 students.

ATTENDANCE MODEL

Honor Code

The Walsh academic community will maintain the highest ethical standards in our quest for academic excellence. We will not lie, cheat, steal, or claim credit for the ideas and work of others. We commit to respecting the intellectual property of others and will always acknowledge the authorship of intellectual property in all forms.

Right to Know

In compliance with the Department of Education’s Student Right-to-Know Act, Walsh, along with other colleges and universities receiving Federal Title IV funds, are required to report various points of information to students, employees, and prospective students. Walsh has chosen to utilize its Web site for this purpose. You will find links to information concerning Walsh, including pertinent information regarding selected Walsh policies and procedures, campus security and drug-free atmosphere. More detailed information on programs, policies and procedures is contained in the Walsh Catalog, which is also online. Recent policy updates are noted in the registration materials which are published four times per year.

The Walsh faculty, administration and staff are here to help you achieve your academic and career goals. Let us know if there are ways we can serve you better.

Professional Licensure Disclosure

The state professional licensure boards in each state are responsible for establishing the requirements for licensure for their state.  Students contemplating the pursuit of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential should contact the relevant Board in the U.S. state/territory from where they intend to obtain their license for the most up-to-date information. The Bachelor of Accountancy and Master of Science in Accountancy at Walsh College have been designed to help students meet the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and licensure requirements in the State of Michigan. Please be advised that State Board of Accountancy regulations and policies can change without notice and Walsh College cannot and does not make any representation, warranty, or guarantee that the successful completion of these programs will permit a student to sit for the exam and/or obtain the CPA license. No statement made at any time by any member of the Walsh faculty or any other representative of Walsh shall be deemed to be such a representation, warranty, or guarantee.

National Council of State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

Walsh is a member of the National Council of State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) https://nc-sara.org and participates in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  SARA is “an agreement among member states that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offerings of postsecondary distance education courses and programs”.

Students whose complaints are not otherwise resolved through Walsh’s informal and formal complaint process, may file a complaint with the appropriate agency in the student’s state of residence at https://www.nc-sara.org/state-portal-entity-contacts.  Students should follow the SARA Complaint Process at https://www.nc-sara.org/student-complaints-process.  SARA does not resolve complaints about student grades or student conduct violations.

Michigan residents may file a complaint file with the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity at:

201 N. Washington Square, 3rd Floor
Lansing, MI 48913
517-256-8670
https://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/Post-Secondary_Student_Complaints_498839_7.pdf

Walsh students residing in California that wish to make a complaint may do so with the State of California Department for Consumers Affairs at https://www.dca.ca.gov.