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Accounting

You are organized and careful, enjoy structured work, and like to work with numbers and data. You want to begin your career within a few years.

Mid offers two accounting pathways. The Career-Ready Pathway allows you to gain on-the-job experiences while you learn. After graduation, you might consider beginning a career as a bookkeeper or clerk, producing financial records for organizations. If your goal is to become an accountant or auditor, the Enhanced Business Transfer Accounting 3+1 Pathway allows you to spend three years at Mid and one year at Northwood University, resulting in a bachelor’s degree.

Customized Transfer Pathways Available!

Mid Michigan College has many transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities that can lead to a wide variety of degrees and careers.

From 2+2 and 3+1 transfer agreements that streamline your path to a bachelor degree, and 3+2 partnerships that allow you to start at Mid, save big on tuition, and earn a master's degree at your transfer destination school, our team can help you select the courses that best fit your goals—saving you time and money. No matter where your path leads, Mid can be a part of your journey.

Discover all the transfer opportunities available at Mid!

Featured Partner: Northwood University

Northwood University has partnered with Mid to offer 2+2 and 3+1 Accounting Pathways. You'll save thousands on your bachelor degree, $15,500 on average, by starting at Mid.

Featured Partner: Wayne State University

Wayne State University has partnered with Mid to offer a 3+1 Accounting Bachelor Degree Pathway. You'll spend three years at Mid and one year at Wayne State, which will include an experiential internship and global learning opportunities.

Industry-Recognized Certifications from respected companies and organizations, like QuickBooks and others, increases your employment potential by clearly demonstrating to employers the skills you have mastered. Learn more about these skill certifications below.

Pathways

Career-Ready Accounting

This pathway prepares you to work as a bookkeeper or accounting/auditing clerk producing financial records for companies and organizations. You can complete 80%+ of this pathway remotely using the latest technologies in Mid's online or real-time virtual courses. As a result of this pathway you earn an Associate in Applied Science degree.

Enhanced Business Studies Transfer: Accounting 3+1

This pathway is designed for you to study three years at Mid and one year at Northwood University, and upon successful completion you will earn a bachelor's degree in accounting from Northwood. You'll save thousands on your bachelor degree by completing your first three years at Mid, and be prepared to enter more advanced careers as an accountant or auditor preparing and examining financial records for individuals, companies, or organizations.

Industry-Recognized Certifications

You may be wondering how employers will know what skills you've mastered by completing your degree at Mid. To highlight these skills, Mid has partnered with a variety of organizations to award industry-recognized skill certifications. These certifications provide a return on your education investment through hands-on training using the latest technologies that align with industry standards and expectations. These certifications are earned in addition to your Mid credential and increase your employment potential.

Accounting Industry-Recognized Certifications

  • QUICKBOOKS PROADVISOR CERTIFICATION
    • A QuickBooks ProAdvisor certification allows you to build skills and knowledge so you can provide strategic insights to businesses. From QuickBooks Online and Desktop to Point of Sale and Enterprise solutions, you'll complete this certification and be a QuickBooks Pro.

Why Choose Mid?

Our faculty make the difference.

They come from a variety of backgrounds, bringing real world business and accounting experiences into the classroom. This means that our students learn from more than their textbooks. And we carefully tailor teaching strategies to ensure that graduates are workplace ready.

Transfer Opportunities.

Our transfer partners, like Northwood University, indicate that our students come prepared and succeed in their bachelor programs.

A Personalized Approach to Success.

Our personalized approach to success ensures that you're not a number. Our faculty learn their students' names, because our class sizes are small and our courses are focused. We don't spread ourselves thin, which means that you benefit from more attention and more guidance. We succeed when you succeed, so our investment in your success is personal.

Employers value our students.

Below is what one employer has to say.

“Keegan has demonstrated very professional skills at his job here at Brown Machine. Coming into his position, he was ready for any challenge. As a cost analyst for us, he has taken on projects with confidence and his knowledge and attention to detail is growing every day.”

-Stephanie Tremain

Human Resources Administrator, Brown Machine LLC

Hear from Keegan Rohdy, the Mid student being referenced, HERE.

Career Outlook

Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks

Median Pay $19.82/hour | $41,230/year | -4% Growth

Accountants & Auditors

Median Pay $34.40/hour | $71,550/year | 6% Growth

Data sourced from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and valid 2018 through 2028.


 
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