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CONSISTENT HIGH PERFORMANCE

Accounting research and teaching at Texas have set the bar high for the entire world for decades. Join the faculty, students, and corporate advisors driving this astounding achievement.

HOW HIGH IS YOUR HORIZON?

The mission of the Department of Accounting is to expand and create knowledge through scholarship of theoretical and practical impact and to communicate an understanding of the accounting discipline through teaching undergraduate and graduate students, training accounting scholars and educators, and collaborating with business and policy-making innovators.

BBA AND MPA PROGRAMS
  • LIFE’S SHORT – START FAST

    Launch your career arc from the highest-ranked undergraduate and graduate accounting program in the country. Choose the four-year BBA program or the MPA option that combines your undergraduate degree with a one-year master’s program to supercharge your career potential in this robust job market.
DOCTORAL PROGRAM
  • A PRICELESS PhD EXPERIENCE

    Prepare yourself for academic life by developing your research skills among the accounting world's most respected scholars. You’ll get rigorous training, mentorship, and the chance to uncover and explain insights with both practical and theoretical applications in the world of business.
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ACCOUNTING RESEARCH
  • DISCOVERY AND REINVENTION

    Faculty researchers at Texas McCombs produce ground-breaking research on financial reporting, auditing, managerial accounting, and taxation. Mentoring our doctoral students, they publish in top journals around the globe, shaping future trends and processes that accelerate business flow.

AFFILIATED CENTERS & INITIATIVES

  • Center for Risk Management & Insurance

    Providing an unbiased analysis of public policy issues, the Center conducts and disseminates research relevant to the operational concerns and policy implications of risk analysis and risk management.
  • Texas Tax Readings Group

    This active group of tax scholars in accounting and finance meets regularly to read national colleagues’ new working papers. Doctoral students provide feedback and help vet early research of promise.
  • Accounting Research Colloquium

    The Colloquium invites peers worldwide to read their works and discuss their papers in a supportive environment. The series highlights some of the freshest voices in accounting research around the globe.

Accounting by the Numbers

  • NO. 1

    ACCOUNTING PROGRAM

    Undergraduate, Graduate & Doctoral

    U.S. News & World Report

  • NO. 1

    ACCOUNTING PROGRAM

    Undergraduate, Graduate & Doctoral

    Public Accounting Report

  • NO. 4

    ACCOUNTING RESEARCH

    Worldwide Research Productivity

    BYU 2018 Research Rankings

LATEST NEWS

  • Welcome Newest Faculty Member, Urooj Khan!

    Khan joined in Spring 2021 and is currently teaching Financial Statement Analysis. He previously taught at Columbia Business School.
  • Lillian Mills Named Dean of Texas McCombs

    Dean Mills is the first woman permanent dean at the school, celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2022.
  • McCombs Research and Teaching Awards

    The Department of Accounting is home to a strong group of faculty, staff, and students. Discover the Department's most recent accolades.

OUR STUDENTS ARE BEST-OF-CLASS

The No. 1 accounting program in the country naturally offers an unmatched student experience. Engaged and welcoming student organizations offer collegiality, leadership opportunities, and industry connections. Make the most of your student life at Texas!