School of Accounting

A Message from the Chair

Dr. Brian Cadman, School of Accounting Chair Headshot“At the Eccles School of Accounting, we promote scholarship in accounting and advocate an ethical approach to lifelong learning and professional success. Our faculty are leading scholars, thought leaders, and mentors with the passion to ensure that our students master the language of business while solving problems with a thirst for learning. With a focus on student experience, we cultivate exceptional educational opportunities that build innovative leaders who can leverage accounting data as part of an effective decision-making process.

We are proud that our commitment to excellence has been recognized with accolades and rankings, including:

  • 2021, Master of Accounting Program, Best Master’s Degree in Accounting, Ranked 29, by Best Accredited Colleges
  • 2019, Master of Accounting Program, Top 50 Master’s Accounting Programs, Ranked 33, by Public Accounting Report
  • 2019, Undergraduate Accounting Program, Top 50 Undergraduate Accounting Programs, Ranked 44
  • 2018, Undergraduate Accounting Program, Top Ranked Undergraduate Accounting Programs in the West, Ranked 14
  • 2018, Undergraduate Accounting Program, Top 50 Undergraduate Accounting Programs, Ranked 48

But, even more important than rankings, is that our students will graduate to affect tangible change and be empowered to navigate within a diverse, inclusive, and ever-changing business environment.”

Dr. Brian Cadman
Chair, School of Accounting


Our top-rated undergraduate curriculum goes beyond fundamentals and into the world of financial management, taxation, auditing, and international finance.


Ranked Top-50 in the country* our Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree adds the credential needed to advance your career in the accounting world and prepare to pass the CPA exam.


Prepare for an academic career through the development of specialized knowledge necessary to conduct scholarly research and to be effective teachers.

New Podcast from the School of Accounting

Join us for an interview series in video and podcast formats that focuses on the role of accounting in our communities. Stories range from healthcare to breweries. Cyber risk to government budgets. Banking to entrepreneurs. Prepare to be amazed to learn how accountants save the world! Listen.

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