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Programs in Accounting

Utilize problem-solving and analytical skills that steer businesses toward financial success and help individuals make better decisions today.

Accountants record the data and processes of the business so that an accurate picture of the business is available and better decisions can be made. We offer an undergraduate accounting curriculum that covers financial accounting, financial reporting, managerial/cost accounting, tax, audit, forensic accounting, and accounting information systems.

Our Master of Accountancy (M.Acc.), a STEM-designated program, prepares students for eligibility to become certified public accountants. Different paths are available for students who wish to apply for the M.Acc., depending on their exposure to accounting classes as an undergraduate.

100% Success Rate for Accounting Majors

100% Success Rate for M.Acc. Students

$60K Average Pay for Accountants

11:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

Professional Opportunities

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From analysis to reporting, we prepare students to excel in accounting roles for various organizations, from public firms to government agencies. Our programs will equip you with critical thinking, problem-solving, and cross-functional management skills pivotal for fighting white-collar crime, steering businesses toward financial success, and helping individuals make smart decisions with their money. UTulsa alumni thrive as leaders in this diverse profession, enjoying employment at powerhouses such as Amazon, ConocoPhillips, and Deloitte.

Job opportunities:

  • Bank officer
  • Financial analyst
  • Auditor and tax accountant
  • Commodities trader
  • Public accountant

Beyond the Classroom

    • Set the stage for lifelong learning and success.

      Learning is an individualized journey that extends far beyond a major or the walls of a classroom. UTulsa's Office of Integrative and Experiential Learning (OIEL) provides opportunities for scholars to enliven their studies through global education, research, scholarship, and interdisciplinary programs. Our real-world academic enrichment opportunities are designed to challenge students and enhance their personal and professional educational experience.


    • Make your UTulsa experience as rich and diverse as you like.

      UTulsa students have abundant opportunities to get involved with clubs and organizations to develop new skills, meet new friends, and make lifetime memories. From international clubs, music groups, and intramural sports to Greek life, student government, and on-campus leadership, there’s truly something for everyone at UTulsa. Our multi-faceted extracurricular options perfectly complement our multidisciplinary academic approach.

      Student Organizations

    • Be the change you want to see.

      UTulsa encourages students to give back to the community and see societal problems through a different lens. In considering issues ranging from low-income to racial biases, students analyze the intricacies of cyclical social issues to gain broader perspectives and insights, which they can share with others and act on in the community.


    • Pursue success with confidence - backed by UTulsa's job placement guarantee.

      UTulsa is committed to our students’ professional success, which is why our Center for Career Development, aka CaneCareers, offers a job placement guarantee program. We promise that students who follow the program will land an entry-level job in their chosen field or continue their education within six months of graduation, or we’ll give them a free semester of grad school.

      Job Placement Guarantee

    Learn more about the department

    The primary mission of the University of Tulsa’s School of Accounting and BIS is to provide educational programs that prepare students for the role of business information professionals with expertise in analysis and reporting, translating complex information into critical knowledge and decision-making.

    Accounting & Business Information Systems