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Master in Professional Accounting

Earn a Master in Professional Accounting degree from the top-ranked graduate accounting program in the nation!

Your Future in Accounting Starts Here

The diversity of classes, faculty, students, and ideas fostered at Texas McCombs help prepare our students to work and lead anywhere in the world. Choose between three different approaches to take your career to the next level.

THREE WAYS TO EARN YOUR MPA DEGREE

  • Traditional MPA

    Our one-year traditional MPA is open to students who hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from most academic institutions. In as little as one year, students can earn an MPA degree from the top accounting program in the nation! No work experience is required to apply.
  • Integrated MPA

    The integrated MPA is designed for current Texas McCombs undergraduates. iMPA students earn a BBA degree in accounting and an MPA degree in just five years, saving students both time and money by taking graduate level courses at undergraduate tuition rates.
  • ECON-MPA

    Our ECON-MPA is developed for current UT undergraduates majoring in economics. Students get a head start on MPA courses during their senior year and have the benefit of paying undergraduate tuition on graduate level classes. ECON-MPA students earn both a BA degree in economics and an MPA degree.

Top-Ranked Program

  • #1

    Accounting Program

    Public Accounting Report, 2019

  • 97%

    Consider Good Investment

    Students surveyed from the Class of 2021

  • 98%

    Received Job Offers

    Students surveyed from the Class of 2021

The Texas McCombs Difference

Dive into what sets the Texas McCombs MPA program apart. From accounting classes and MBA electives to extracurriculars and networking, we have what you're looking for and more.

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    Exceptional Education

    Our program offers strategically designed courses with esteemed faculty, study abroad courses in Prague and London, and unique internships to provide you a top-notch, well-rounded education.
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    Customized Curriculum

    Core classes deliver a solid accounting foundation, while MBA electives in finance, management, information technology, strategy, marketing, and more round out your MPA experience.
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    Recruiting Opportunities

    Over 400 companies from across the country and world recruit Texas McCombs MPA students. Accelerate your career by working with top-tier public accounting firms and industry leaders.
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    Career Consulting

    Partner with an MPA career coach for one-on-one advising, including professional development, networking, and job search events, throughout your time in the program.
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    CPA Exam Success

    CPA candidates from Texas McCombs typically have higher pass rates than the state and national average. The MPA curriculum lays the groundwork for CPA exam success.
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    Leading Program

    Not only is Texas McCombs top-ranked by Public Accounting Report, but our school is located in the #1 city to live and work – Austin, Texas!

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