Accounting is often called the language of business. The Midland accounting program helps students learn and apply the language of business and prepares graduates for a variety of careers in public accounting, corporate accounting, government accounting, and related financial services careers such as banking. The accounting program includes a required internship to allow students to apply their skills, make employer connections, and gain valuable experience. To graduate from Midland, students must complete 120 credit hours, but accounting majors are encouraged to prepare for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam, which requires the completion of 150 credit hours.
The accounting program at Midland focuses on developing problem-solving skills, including a strong emphasis on technology use. Students learn how software is used to perform essential business functions such as operating a general ledger system, preparing tax returns, and using data analytics to solve business problems. The accounting program develops the financial skills sought by employers, and Midland accounting graduates have experienced a high degree of success in the job market.
- Gain experience with software utilized by accounting professionals, including general ledger software used for the daily operation of a business and tax software used to prepare tax returns
- Learn to analyze business data using data analytics software
- Integration of CPA review questions throughout the accounting curriculum
- Apply your skills through a required Internship
- For more information on the requirements for completing the Accounting major, please see the Midland University academic catalog here.
Midland University’s Accounting major prepares students with the tools to succeed in a wide range of careers. Some career opportunities include:
- Tax Associate
- Audit Associate
- Staff Accountant
A full list of Midland University Accounting courses and credit information can be found in the Academic Catalog.View the Academic Catalog