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.

Learn More
 


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.

Learn More

You Asked.  They Answered.

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

Think. Plan. Do.

Think. Plan. Do.

Meet accounting student Thea Winston from eastern Arkansas. After Winston graduates in May, she will attend Vanderbilt University to earn a master’s degree in accounting.

Read more

Accounting Ph.D. Alumnus Receives National Outstanding Educator Award

Accounting Ph.D. Alumnus Receives National Outstanding Educator Award

Jan R. Williams, dean and professor emeritus of the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee who earned a Ph.D. in 1970 from the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, is one of two recipients of the 2018 Outstanding Accounting Educator Award from the American Accounting Association.

Read more

Walton College Hosts Accounting Career Awareness Program

Walton College Hosts Accounting Career Awareness Program

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is hosting 19 high school students from Arkansas and Texas at the Accounting Career Awareness Program July 15-20.

Read more



Show your support.
Invest in Accounting Students

The generous support of our alumni and friends – who believe in the transformative power of accounting education – enables the Department of Accounting to impact hundreds of students every year.

Give Back. Learn How.
students

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.

Learn More