Learn to practice accounting professionally and ethically.
As an accounting student at The University of Texas at Dallas, you learn to prepare, analyze and communicate relevant information in making business decisions.
Our degree programs enable students to develop a diverse set of skills including ethical awareness, risk identification, technological competence, and effective communication. Our programs offer numerous opportunities for student engagement through accounting organizations and practitioner involvement at networking events. The discipline of accounting can be subdivided into career paths that align with our various graduate-degree concentrations: including auditing, taxation, advisory, corporate accounting, and accounting analytics.
Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD in Accounting?
Bachelor’s Degree Program
The Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting prepares you for diverse career options. There is a wide range of high-demand paths to pursue. It is the only Jindal School program tailored for students who want to become Certified Public Accountants (CPAs).BS in Accounting
Master’s Degree Programs
A Master’s in Accounting Program that fits your needs. Choose between the Flex Program and complete the coursework at your own pace, or, the Cohort Program where you take all courses together with other students as a group.MS in Accounting Flex MS in Accounting Cohort
PhD Concentration in Accounting
Our PhD Accounting program is designed for students seeking training in the most advanced issues in accounting, both theoretical and applied. Primarily intended for tenure-track positions in research-oriented universities.PhD in Management Science, Accounting Concentration
What makes us unique will help you excel.
A unique benefit of our accounting program is that you can combine your undergraduate coursework with a specialized master’s program. This is a beneficial option for those students pursuing the 150-hour educational requirement for the CPA Exam. Those students interested in a career in public accounting and CPA designation should consider applying for our prestigious Professional Program in Accounting. Our graduate-level internal audit program has been endorsed by the Institute of Internal Auditors as a Center for Internal Auditing Excellence. The Center for Internal Auditing Excellence is ideal for those students interested in a career in advisory.
Learn more about accounting scholarships available to our accounting students.
The mission of the Accounting Area is to strengthen the professional practice, ethical conduct, and conceptual base of the accounting profession, business, and society through its teaching, research, and service. The Accounting Area is dedicated to delivering a high-quality teaching environment that enables our undergraduate and graduate students to achieve their personal and professional potential in accounting and related careers throughout the world. The Area continuously seeks to develop and improve its accounting curriculum, specialization areas, and courses to advance accounting education and practice.
We are committed to conducting rigorous high impact research that culminates in the production of intellectual contributions that advance the knowledge and practice of business and accounting. The Area actively serves its stakeholders, including the School, the University, the accounting professional and business communities, and society through its educational, research, and service activities.
…dedicated to delivering a high-quality teaching environment that enables our undergraduate and graduate students to achieve their personal and professional potential in accounting and related careers throughout the world.”
MS Accounting Flex students are eligible for JSOM graduate scholarships.
BS Accounting students are eligible for JSOM undergraduate scholarships.
In addition, some scholarships which both groups of students may be eligible to apply for are the following:
- AICPA Scholarships
- Dallas CPA Society Scholarship Program
- Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting
- National Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation
- Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Fifth-Year Accounting Student Scholarship Program
- Wiley CPAExcel Accounting Student Scholarship Program
Trinh Nguyen, Class of 2020
Thanks to the UT Dallas accounting program, JSOM career center, and especially Tiffany Bortz, I have had an amazing college experience and landed an excellent internship at a great firm.
Susanna Carlton, Class of 2020
When I think of the future, I know I will not face it alone, but rather I will have numerous mentors, colleagues and friends who I can reach out to for guidance and support as I begin my journey in my accounting career.
Joella Degollado, Class of 2021
The JSOM faculty, especially in the undergraduate accounting program, are more than willing to help you succeed. I am grateful to have been supported by such a wonderful and caring team. I cannot wait to continue my personal and professional growth with JSOM in the graduate accounting program.
Vidya Mohanraj, Bachelor’s in Accounting 2019 and Master’s in Accounting 2020, shares her experiences with incoming UT Dallas students who would like to learn more about our accounting programs and her journey at UT Dallas.
Minh Hoang, Class of 2021
The friendships, confidence and skills that I’ve learned and gained are invaluable. I am more than satisfied with the program and can’t wait to showcase my knowledge and expertise in the workforce.
Accounting Program Resources at the Jindal School
Academic Programs – Primary
The accounting area offers one bachelor’s, one master’s and one PhD program.
CPA, Career and Tutoring
Learn more about the CPA exam and how the Jindal School prepares you for it, find out the certifications and accounting career resources available to you and see when and where you can get tutoring assistance with your accounting courses.