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Meet Our Accounting Students

Texas McCombs offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in accounting and are known for innovative faculty and world-renowned researchers focused on top-notch curriculum and student experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our students are in different stages of their careers, and many companies succeed in recruiting for entry-level and senior roles. To learn more, please contact our office.

What accounting skills do McCombs students learn?

Accounting students at McCombs study in-demand skills that address today’s business challenges:

  • Financial Reporting & Assurance
  • Taxation
  • Managerial Accounting & Control
  • General Accounting
  • Internal Auditing

What entry-level roles do your students look for?

Here are examples of entry-level roles (requiring 0-1 year of experience) our students get hired for:

  • Accountant
  • Staff Accountant
  • Junior Accountant
  • Tax Specialist
  • Consultant

What mid-level roles do your students look for?

Here are examples of mid-level roles (requiring 2-5 years of experience) our students get hired for:

  • Senior Accountant
  • Accounting Manager
  • Senior Tax Specialist
  • Senior Consultant

What programs should I target for recruiting?

For entry-level roles, we recommend recruiting from the BBA and MPA programs. For mid-level roles, we recommend the MPA programs.

Our Students are Prepared to Shape the Industry

In programs throughout the school, our students are studying with researchers to shape the industry and make an impact.

Bachelor of Business Administration

Undergraduate accounting students are prepared for a wide array of professional opportunities and are a perfect fit for positions in a variety of businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

These students know how to prepare and examine financial records, dig into the analysis and provide insights and assist decision-making with financial statements and reporting.

Master in Professional Accounting

Texas McCombs has the country’s #1 graduate accounting program with three degree plans: integrated MPA, traditional MPA, and ECON-MPA.

Integrated Master in Professional Accounting

The integrated MPA is designed for current Texas McCombs undergraduates.

iMPA students earn a BBA degree in accounting and an MPA degree in just five years. iMPA students can study finance, information technology, strategy, management, international business, and more.

Traditional Master in Professional Accounting

The traditional MPA is a one-year program is open to students with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any academic institution across the nation and world.

The MPA program provides a rock-solid accounting foundation, track options and customized class offerings. Students study electives in areas such as finance, information technology, strategy, marketing, management, and international business.

ECON-MPA program

ECON-MPA students earn both a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MPA degree.

These students start their MPA in their senior year and have a number of exclusive opportunities to interact with working professionals. Many students also get hands-on experience by interning at major businesses for course credit and gain a global business perspective by studying abroad.

  • Looking for CPAs? You’ve Found Them

    Certified Public Accountant candidates from UT typically have pass rates much higher than the statewide average overall and on any given part of the CPA exam. Our students’ pass rates also tend to exceed the national averages. Because of their experience, skills, and CPA success rate, these students are highly sought after by employers.

Do you want to recruit talented, career-ready students? Let’s talk.