Department of Accountancy & Taxation

Our Achievements

  • Our students are the most highly recruited of any Houston business school by large public accounting firms in Houston.
  • We are 1 of only 14 universities in Texas to hold AACSB accreditation in Accounting.
  • Our MSACCY program is ranked among the top 50 best graduate accounting programs by College Choice
  • Our undergraduate program is ranked 3rd in Texas by the 2019 U.S. News & World Report ranking of top accounting undergraduate programs.
  • Our Internal Audit Program is 1 of only 11 programs in the world and 1 of only 6 in the United States to be recognized as a Center of Excellence by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Our faculty‚Äôs research is ranked 4th in Texas and 21st in the world for years between 2008 and 2020 according to the BYU accounting rankings.



The Professional Program in Accountancy (PPA) is an Accelerated Pathway Dual Degree program designed to enable exceptional students to obtain their BBA and MSACCY degrees in 5 years. Learn More


The BBA in Accounting program teaches graduates how to work with financial information and how to communicate this information ethically and concisely. Learn More


The objective of the Internal Audit (IA) Certificate is to supply students of all majors with theoretical and practical applications of Internal Auditing. Learn More

Post-Baccalaureate, Master, Doctoral


The Certificate in Accountancy Program (CAP) is a non-degree seeking program designed to help working professionals meet the academic requirements for CPA eligibility or qualify for the MSACCY program. Learn More


The MS Accountancy program is designed to help students complete the academic requirements for CPA eligibility and is customizable according to a student's area of interest. Learn More: Traditional | Online


The Ph.D. in Accounting program teaches students to discover and generate new knowledge related to the accounting field. Learn More