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Department of Accounting

In the Department of Accounting, you can access the foundational knowledge, technical skills, professionalism training and networking opportunities essential to turn your BBA in Accounting or Master’s in Accounting into a meaningful career. Graduates of the accounting department have a near-100 percent job placement rate upon graduation, thanks to unparalleled opportunities offered to meet major recruiters at our career fairs, collaborate with fellow students in one of our three student organizations, and gain real-world experience through internships and our volunteer income tax assistance clinic.  

Additionally, the Department of Accounting is proud to achieve the AACSB Accounting Accreditation. In addition to meeting the 15 business accreditation standards, the department must also fulfill the criteria for six accounting accreditation standards which are specific to the discipline and profession of accounting. 

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BBA in Accounting

The BBA degree in accounting at Texas State allows students to set a foundation for almost any career in business. Students are provided with an understanding of current accounting and management theories (including their practical applications), and they learn how to manage ethical situations in their professional careers. Knowledge gained in the program will allow for career paths that include business and industry, government, not-for-profit, and education.

Master of Accountancy

The overall objective of the MAcy program is to produce accounting students broadly educated in business fundamentals, research methodology, accounting concepts and accounting practices. Our graduate program can provide you with a comprehensive and engaging experience where you will explore the social, ethical and environmental effects of accounting. The master of accountancy program consists of background courses designed to provide a strong base of knowledge for advanced accounting studies, core accounting courses and electives. 

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