Department of Accountancy & Taxation

A Career with Staying Power

From musicians, mathematicians and military veterans to hockey players, ballroom dancers and liberal arts majors, accounting has become a hot degree and career choice.

Graduates from the Department of Accountancy & Taxation at the University of Houston Bauer College of Business have found careers not only with the top CPA firms but in the oil and gas industry, healthcare, environmental research and other exciting fields as well.

Every business needs an accountant, whether it’s a major corporation, a non-profit organization or a neighborhood store. The demand from accountants stretches across every sector, from the storeroom to the boardroom.

No matter where you are in your journey to a successful career, we can give you the tools to pursue your passion. Our department offers many programs – Internal Audit Program, Professional Program in Accountancy, Master of Science in Accountancy and Certificate in Accountancy – each designed to prepare students to pass the rigorous exam to become Texas Certified Public Accountants and make the most of their skills in their chosen fields. Graduates from the Department of Accountancy & Taxation at the University of Houston Bauer College of Business are also offered the opportunity to earn a Certificate in Internal Audit at the undergraduate level and qualify to take the CPA exam.