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Vision & Mission


A global leader in creating and disseminating expertise in making business happen.

Our business: What we do

  • Graduates with outstanding knowledge, skills, and professionalism
  • Thought leaders in education, research, professional standards and practice, and service
  • Expert and effective student mentoring and placement
  • Lifelong professional and personal development for alumni, staff, and faculty

How dELI40_Infographic_final (3)o we do it: The Platform Model

Collaborations among communities of

  • Students
  • Faculty and staff
  • Practitioners

Our Stakeholders

  • Highly engaged public accounting firms, corporations, and alumni
  • Talented and motivated students, staff, and faculty, both current and prospective
  • The Broad College, the Michigan State University, and the State of Michigan
  • Academy and the professional communities

Our Value Contributions

  • Learned profession of accounting and information systems practice
  • Intellectual capital in accounting and information systems
  • Influence on practice and professional communities
  • Global reputation


To create and disseminate knowledge in accounting and information systems through collaborative relationships

We achieve our mission through four pillars:


  • Outstanding faculty and staff
  • High quality students


Innovative, globally oriented, & comprehensive

  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Doctoral
  • Executive education


Creating knowledge that is relevant to the professions and the academy through

  • Scholarship
  • Editorial service


  • Relationships with key stakeholders
  • Service to the college, university, professions and the academy


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