University of Texas at Austin
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Traditional MPA

Future focused.

A one-year graduate degree with a lifelong return on investment.

Open to all.

Students from any university and academic discipline can apply!

Top-notch curriculum.

Our core classes give you a solid accounting foundation, while our individual tracks let you focus your efforts to meet specific career goals.

Choose Texas McCombs.

The Texas McCombs MPA offers you opportunities to study abroad, interact with business professionals, and receive great job offers before you graduate!

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Your future in accounting starts here

The traditional Master in Professional Accounting (tMPA) program is open to students with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any academic institution across the nation and world. In as little as one year, students can earn an MPA degree from the top accounting program in the country! Apply to the traditional MPA program by following these steps:

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Prepare to Apply

Applying to the traditional Master in Accounting program is easy! But before you apply, be sure to:

Submit Application

Submit a completed online ApplyTexas application and pay the application fee. 

The application opens before September each year. Applications are accepted for the fall semester only.

Upload Materials

After you receive a confirmation email from UT Admissions, upload all supplemental application materials

All materials, including official test scores, must be received by the final deadline. Applications completed after the deadline are considered on a space-available basis only.

Check Status

Admissions decisions are posted on the application status site.

The MPA admissions committee reviews U.S. applications on a rolling basis starting in December. All international applications are reviewed after the application deadline.

Visit the Texas McCombs MPA

Are you interested in learning more about the Master in Professional Accounting Program? Visit us in person! Come to Texas McCombs and meet with a student, take a tour, and learn more about the admissions process, curriculum, and career opportunities for the nation's top-ranked graduate accounting program. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Schedule a Visit


Webinar on February 27, 2020

Three current traditional MPA students will join us to answer all your questions on life in the program, recruiting, and living in Austin. Explore the Master in Professional Accounting program by joining us on February 27 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Central Time!

Register for the Webinar!