More Than Numbers: A Dynamic, Growing Discipline
The William Dillard 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...
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
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
Online Accounting Degree
This online program provides a flexible and cost-effective opportunity to pursue an accounting degree, whether you are new to college, completing a degree started years ago, or seeking an additional degree to enhance your skillsets.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
Jonathan Shipman, Shaila Miranda and Alexey Malakhov are Walton College’s department chairs for the accounting, information systems and finance departments.
August 25, 2023 | By Lori McLemore
Gary F. Peters, chair of the William Dillard Department of Accounting, was named the senior associate dean for Walton College.
July 12, 2023 | By Lori McLemore
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