To launch a successful career as an accountant, you need training in order to calculate, interpret, and report on the financial health of the business. And, many accountants choose to add certification to make themselves even more valuable in the field. The Accounting Programs at Walsh College provide you with the real-world training you need while preparing you to sit for your certification exam. With a Walsh degree in hand, you’ll stand out as a skilled accountant for years to come.

Success + Certification

Our Accounting Programs

While many programs help you understand the theory of accounting, few set you up for the future. We believe a good accounting program should make you career ready while preparing you for advanced certification. So we’ve designed our program to be an investment that will deliver real world returns on your educational investment.

Nationally Respected. Reliably Recruited.
Walsh Has Strength in Numbers.

  • 100 years of excellence
  • 98% of Walsh accountancy grads are gainfully employed
  • 95% of faculty have or are still working in industry
  • 80% of faculty are licensed CPAs
  • The Big 4 accounting firms recruit at Walsh
  • Walsh alumni work in nearly every Fortune 500 company in Michigan
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Why Walsh?

Because a Good Accounting Program Should Prepare You For Anywhere You Want to Go

Learn at Your Pace

Flexibility is woven into the Walsh DNA. Take courses at the pace that makes sense for your life and career, whether that means finishing your program in just over a year or slowing down to accommodate your growing family.

Earn Credits for Licensure

Our program combines classroom instruction with real world experience, so Master of Accounting students can attain up to 150 credit hours for CPA licensure while earning a graduate degree.

Go Beyond Bookkeeping

Just about anyone can crunch numbers. But today’s world needs professionals who translate those numbers into usable information. At Walsh we train you in financial forecasting, auditing, and other skills you need for accounting in the modern world. You’ll become the expert companies turn to to make great decisions.

Belong to the Network that Kickstarts Your Career

Walsh has been recognized in the accounting field for a century. As a national leader in the accounting and tax professions, we’ve fostered long-term relationships with the top accounting firms in southeastern Michigan. Many of those firms, including the Big 4, work with our Lifetime Career Services office to recruit students, and we have alumni working in nearly every Fortune 500 company in Michigan.

Make the Investment that Pays Off Long Into Your Career

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Apply to Walsh

Applying is easy through our online portal. Have a few questions first? Our enrollment specialists are ready to help!

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Choose Your Path

Choose online, remote synchronous, or on-ground classes at the pace that fits your goals. We’ll provide the training and skills you need to start your career and/or head into your certification exam with confidence.

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Own Your Future

With a Walsh degree on your resume and your certification in hand, you’ll be ready to advance your career and influence your company for decades.

Lifetime Career Services

Walsh partners with over 1,000 local businesses and corporations each year to offer a variety of resources and professional opportunities.

Free Tutoring

Help is always available. We work with students so they can excel throughout their coursework.

Financial Aid

We strive to ensure students have the resources needed to get ahead academically and professionally.

Over $400k in Scholarships

There are many scholarships available at both the undergraduate and graduate degree levels.

Simple Transfer Process

As a transfer student, you’ve worked hard and now it’s time to take your education to the next level. At Walsh, you can transfer up to 91 credits.

FastTrack Two Degrees in Two Years

FastTrack is an accelerated program that lets you earn your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in less time and graduate with the skills you need to jump start your career.