BS/MS in Accounting

The combined BS/MS in Accounting program allows you to earn two degrees simultaneously, and it meets the 150-hour requirement for the Certified Public Accountant exam in Texas and many other states. You also can earn academic credit while participating in an internship.

Our faculty members include experts in domestic and international financial accounting, taxation, management accounting, and auditing.

Our student organizations include the Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) honor society, the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA), the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), and the Professional Accounting Student Society (PASS). These organizations also provide insights into the industry and assistance in finding internships and jobs.

You Learn

As a part of BS/MS in Accounting, students learn:
  • Accounting information systems
  • Auditing, budgeting
  • International accounting
  • Managerial accounting
  • Structure and analysis of financial reports
  • Taxation and IRS regulations
Rigers Memko, BS/MS Accounting '16
Senior Associate, PwC

Rigers Memko joined PwC in 2016 and is a Senior Associate in the Private Company Services assurance practice. While at UNT, he earned an internship with PwC and accepted a full-time position upon graduating. At PwC, he provides a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities. Rigers loves his role at PwC as he leads multiple teams of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. He enjoys the changing environment in public accounting and the exposure to different industries and client management teams.

“My experience at UNT was extraordinary. The accounting education and mentorship I received at UNT have served as the building blocks for my career advancement in public accounting. The BS/MS program fully prepared me to sit for the CPA exam, and I was able to pass all four sections of the CPA exam before graduating. In addition to the guidance and strong education, the professional development course prepared me with the soft skills necessary to gain an internship and successfully earn a full-time position upon graduation.”

You Contribute

BS/MS in Accounting graduates get jobs such as:
  • Financial Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Internal Auditor/External Auditor
  • Tax Specialist

You Lead

Graduates continue on to leadership roles such as:
  • Actuary
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Office

Contact an Advisor

Neil Wilner
Associate Professor
Christine Ellis
Senior Academic Counselor