McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

Introduction

Where Leadership is Earned


One of the largest and most distinguished business schools in the country, the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin is dedicated to educating the business leaders of tomorrow while creating knowledge of critical significance for industry and society.

McCombs educates more than 6,000 students each year, creating one of the largest cumulative impacts of any business school in the world. About 2,000 professionals also participate each year in programs designed for working executives and their firms.

Historically regarded as the strongest business school in the Southwest and now becoming more nationally recognized, the school, under Dean Thomas Gilligan, has set a goal of becoming the top public business school in the nation.

Renowned Faculty


Ask McCombs students about their favorite aspects of the school, and invariably they cite the quality and accessibility of the faculty. This dynamic group of knowledge leaders is known for generating relevant business research (we'e among the most productive research schools in the country) with teaching that challenges and elevates. McCombs faculty members don' just cover the standard business cases, they are creating business knowledge. Our faculty lecture series is very popular among students - an opportunity to hear first-hand about new business insights.

Collegial Environment


This campus, and the people who teach and study here, will amaze you. Our students share the classroom with talented and diverse individuals from every part of the globe in a collegial learning environment that was identified by one student as "ooperative competition." Learning starts in the classroom but continues in the school's student-centered study facilities, across the beautiful campus of The University of Texas at Austin, around the city, and through hands-on projects for firms in Texas and the world. Probably at no other time in your life will you experience such a complete immersion in an environment of excellence, learning and life advancement. Make the most of it.

International Reputation


The highest ranked business school in Texas and the Southwest, and a top-ranked institution compared to national schools across the country, McCombs has strength in all disciplines. Rankings tell only part of the story, but it' a good beginning. We'e one of the few schools in the country to receive top marks in nearly all the business specialty areas ranked annually by U.S. News & World Report t both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Looking deeper, you'll ind a program that opens doors for graduates around the world, with one of the highest levels of Fortune 500 CEOs graduating from The University of Texas at Austin than any other institution. Are you ready for leadership? Earn it here.

Global Network


McCombs graduates are making a difference in industry, government, education and nonprofit organizations around the world. With strong ties at all levels of corporate leadership, a diploma from The University of Texas at Austin is a symbol of pride and cooperative spirit shared by tens of thousands of engaged alumni. Globalization is a great buzzword, but McCombs has the connections to back it up, including one of the most active MBA alumni networks of any program, with more than 16,000 alumni, and 31 chapters worldwide, from Seattle to Beijing.

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Master

Master in Professional Accounting (MPA)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA Austin

Through our rigorous admissions process, we pair ambitious, hard-working and talented students with our cutting-edge research faculty and carefully designed curriculum. [+]

Foundation for Long-Term Success

Established in 1948, the Master in Professional Accounting (MPA) program in the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin is a leader in graduate accounting education. Through our rigorous admissions process, we pair ambitious, hard-working and talented students with our cutting-edge research faculty and carefully designed curriculum. The result is a select cadre of accounting graduates equipped with skills suitable for many careers in fields including

Consulting Corporate Finance Financial services and investment banking Public Accounting

The MPA degree will afford you marketability, flexibility and advancement - essential ingredients for long-term career success. In addition, MPA students have the opportunity to qualify to sit for the CPA exam.... [-]