Accounting

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Degree Overview

In Calvin’s accounting program, we are committed to your success, and it shows. Our grads pass the CPA exam on the first attempt more often than students from almost any other university in Michigan.

How do we do it? Industry leaders in every accounting class. Hands-on projects for global corporations. And an alumni network at places like Goldman Sachs, EY, and Meijer.

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Program Distinctives

Prepare for success - Your success is how we measure ours. Our grads' first-time CPA exam pass rate is 25 percent higher than the national average and among the best in the country.
Gain real-world experience - Sure, you’ll have opportunities to intern with global leaders. But, long before you step through the doors of a multimillion dollar company, you will work on projects for them in class.
Learn from industry leaders - Your professors are leaders in their fields. They’ve worked for global companies and are ethical decision-makers. They’ll help you develop your skills and your network.

Program Requirements & Opportunities

Earn your bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years

Earn an advanced degree in just nine months. Open opportunities for your accounting career in the public or private sector.

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Hands-on learning

Act as a consultant for actual businesses on real business problems. As an accounting major, you’ll have this opportunity through Calvin Action Projects (CAPs).

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