University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

More Than Numbers: A Dynamic, Growing Discipline

The Department of Accounting at the Sam M. Walton College of Business develops outstanding students and faculty who meaningfully impact the global accounting community. Our track record and reputation among students and employers speaks for itself. Paired with the excellence of our undergraduate accounting program, job placement of our master's students is in excess of 90 percent. Learn more...

Academic Programs

We offer students the option to obtain both the Bachelors and the Masters in Accountancy in a five-year period. Students have the option to apply for admission into our Integrated MAcc Program (IMAcc) at the end of their junior year through the Graduate School of Business. This five-year plan allows students to earn their BSBA in Accounting + MAcc degrees concurrently.

 

 


Accounting Undergraduate Program
Bachelor’s Degree

A major in accounting is preparation for success in the business world.  The accounting major provides an excellent foundation for a variety of careers.

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Accounting Graduate Programs
Master's Degree and Ph.D Program

The skills and knowledge needed in the accounting profession are changing as quickly as technology and practices in the business world.

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Members of our Accounting Department Advisory Board relate their experiences as college students, and take time to offer their industry and career insights. 

New & Noteworthy

Accounting Research Conference Sparks Collaboration

Accounting Research Conference Sparks Collaboration

Current and former accounting faculty, graduate students and doctoral alumni of the Sam M. Walton College of Business come together each summer to collaborate and support each other on groundbreaking research in the field.

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Adding Value, Gaining Experience

Adding Value, Gaining Experience

Scott Sims, an honors accounting and finance double major in Walton College, beams at everyone we pass in the Bentonville Sam’s Club, greeting the workers like old friends.

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Pincus to Receive Outstanding Accounting Educator Award

Pincus to Receive Outstanding Accounting Educator Award

Karen V. Pincus, a Walton College professor of accounting and the Doyle Z. and Maynette Derr Williams Chair in Professional Accounting, will receive one of only two Outstanding Accounting Educator Awards given by the American Accounting Association in 2017.

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Accounting Certification Exams

While your focus as a student is naturally on taking a certification exam, remember that this is just a step towards professional certification. In addition to passing a certification exam, there are additional requirements (e.g., experience requirements, continuing education requirements) for professional certification or licensing that you also must fulfill after graduation.

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