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150 Hour Requirement

The WMU Accountancy program meets all requirements of the American Institute of CPAs and the State of Michigan licensing requirements. Learn more about certification exams.

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) requires accountants to have completed 150 hours of college education to become members of the AICPA. In addition, the State of Michigan requires students to complete 150 hours of college education to be certified in Michigan. The 150 hour requirement in the State of Michigan stipulates that the individual must provide proof of having completed 150 semester hours of academic credit at an accredited college or university, including either of the following: