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Welcome to the MICPA Student Accounting Academy!

A portal to informational videos, educational activities and resources designed for students learning about accounting and business. Watch for new resources to be released on a variety of topics from budgeting and interviewing skills to forensic accounting and the influence of accounting on arts, sports and entertainment.

 

Begin your Student Accounting Academy experience and discover what doors can open for you in business and accounting!

 

 



What Is A CPA?

Discover the impacts of the accounting profession, its endless career opportunities and how to prepare to become a CPA. Watch this video below to learn more on what it really means to be a CPA.

 

 



That’s Entertainment!

Students will learn about the important roles CPAs play in the world of sports, arts and entertainment and their opportunities to interact with sports teams, superstars, the news media and other high-profile people.

 

 



It’s All About the Budget!

Students learn how taking small easy steps can help them to save more money – and take control of their finances. Smart money management now helps build a solid financial foundation for the future.

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What can the MICPA help you do?

Find an Internship or Job/Post Your Resume – Through our online Career Center, you can search for internships and jobs, plus post your resume for potential employers to view.

Get Answers to Your Questions –  Call, email, or chat with any question about the profession and certification; we’ll find you an answer. 

Save Money – The MICPA has teamed up with dozens of companies to provide valuable discounts on products and services that matter to you, like CPA Exam review courses.

Stay In-the-Know – Student members receive our Student E-News publication, packed with the latest news and information you need to know about succeeding in your education and career.

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Connect – Our online member community, MICPA Connect, allows you to discuss current topics in the accounting profession, gain insight, and build your network.

Build Relationships – Create lifelong bonds with your fellow students and leading professionals in the Michigan accounting profession through networking events and special student-only opportunities.

Jump Start Your Career With a Mentor

Apply for the MICPA Emerging Leaders Mentorship Program!

Set to kick off on Oct. 19, the MICPA Mentoring Program is an opportunity for you to forge new relationships and gain more awareness of the profession by the guidance of an Emerging Leader who has successfully earned the CPA credential. As a Student Member mentee, you will gain support and knowledge to assist you as you advance into the profession. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and grow and be among the next generation of CPAs! Participation is limited, so apply today.

Other Resources

Become an MICPA Student Champion

Work closely with faculty and peers to promote the value of the CPA credential and MICPA membership. Student Champions will be given rare opportunities to meet high-profile CPAs across the state of Michigan and a FREE CPA Candidate membership upon graduation.

 

Earn Your CPA License

For all of the latest information on earning your CPA License, download our latest Guide to Becoming a CPA.

 Guide to Becoming a CPA 2020

 

Apply for the Michigan Accountancy Foundation Fifth/Graduate Year Scholarship!

Each year, the Michigan Accountancy Foundation awards scholarships to accounting students attending colleges and universities across Michigan. Accounting majors in their senior year are encouraged to apply.

 

It's a Great Day to Be a CPA Series

An innovative five-part video series dedicated to promoting the influence and achievement attainable with the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation. Learn more about the many paths of the profession and the power of the CPA credential.