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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Online Accounting Degree
Bachelor's Degree

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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.

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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

Three New Business Graduate Degrees Created to Meet Industry Demand

Three New Business Graduate Degrees Created to Meet Industry Demand

Walton College now offers three new graduate degrees: Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Applied Business Analytics and Master of Science in Supply Chain Management. Classes begin fall 2020.

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Dean Emeritus Williams Named to Accounting Hall of Fame

Dean Emeritus Williams Named to Accounting Hall of Fame

Doyle Z. Williams, dean emeritus of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, will be inducted into The Accounting Hall of Fame in 2020.

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EPIC Spotlight: Barry Bryan

EPIC Spotlight: Barry Bryan

Do you play a musical instrument? Are you good at geometry? These are questions that Barry Bryan might ask a student considering accounting as a major. It’s been his experience that these skills often make for good accountants.

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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.

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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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