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Learn the Language of Business. Go Beyond the Numbers at NU.

Accounting is more than just crunching the numbers. Accounting tells a story about a business, and we prepare our students to be excellent storytellers.

Did you know that Accounting is one of the largest programs at Northwood University? Every industry needs accountants, from automotive to healthcare.

At NU, you don’t just learn how to grasp numbers  – you develop the skills to become a financial leader. Engage with faculty that are certified public accountants, be challenged to reach your full potential. As you graduate, you won’t just have a degree, but a skillset that can be used in a variety of careers around the globe.

Get certified before graduation: complete your accounting major in 4 years with an accelerated BBA/MBA track. Earn the amount of credits necessary to obtain CPA licensure before you leave NU.

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Success of Our Graduates

Northwood University is an international leader in free-enterprise education.

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Modern Business Tools

Learn professional tools and software used by top business leaders, including: Microsoft Excel, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, Alteryx, and MindBridge AI.

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Community Reputation

Accounting graduates from Northwood University have an excellent reputation in the community for being top-level business leaders.

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Alumni Networking Opportunities

Engage with successful Northwood accounting alumni who spend time on campus every semester, sharing knowledge with students in the classroom.

What Jobs Can You Get with an Accounting Degree?

Accounting can be found in almost every industry. Students often look for internships or employment opportunities on a local and global level.

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Controller
  • Financial Analyst
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Tax Manager
  • Miami Dolphins
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Walt Disney World
  • United States Department of Treasury
  • Yeo & Yeo

Forge Your Path Forward