The Culverhouse School of Accountancy offers three graduate programs, two at the masters level as well as a Ph.D. program.

The Master of Accountancy and Master of Tax Accounting programs both are highly rated programs that have high placement rates, place students nationally, and whose students have high CPA Exam pass rates.

The Master of Accountancy program is designed to cover various aspects of accounting, including auditing and fraud, managerial accounting, financial accounting, and valuation. It is designed for people seeking entry-level positions in auditing and corporate accounting.

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The Master of Tax Accounting program is designed to cover technical tax rules and develop students’ research and communication skills. This program is for students seeking to start their careers in the tax department of an accounting firm or a corporation.

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The PhD program in accounting is a four-year program that develops research skills using both archival and behavioral methods. Graduates are placed at top schools throughout the country, with recent placements including the University of Massachusetts and the University of Oklahoma. Our graduates are known for having both strong research and teaching skills.

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