Lansing Community College

What is Accounting?

Accounting is the system of recording, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating financial information. It's essentially the language of business, used to understand an organization's financial health and performance. In our program, you'll learn how to analyze, record, and communicate financial information. You'll explore core accounting principles, master essential software, and gain practical experience through case studies and real-world simulations.

Why Study Accounting?

  • Accounting is a high-demand field offering stable career paths with competitive salaries and benefits.
  • Graduates are sought-after by businesses of all sizes, playing a vital role in financial decision-making.
  • Sharpen your analytical thinking, problem-solving abilities, and attention to detail, all essential for success in accounting.
  • Pursue rewarding paths in various sectors, including public, corporate, and government accounting.


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Did You Know?

LCC Accounting courses are accepted by the Michigan State Board of Accountancy as credit toward required credentials.

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Accounting Program

Arts and Sciences Division

Gannon Building Room 1222
Phone: 517-483-1522


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