Accounting and finance are the languages of business around the world. You will be equipped to manage and interpret internal and external accounting reports and effectively communicate financial information about firm performance. Take your love of numbers and business and turn them into an amazing career. We leverage academic and real-world experiences to bring you a well-rounded education in accounting and finance.
The A&M-Commerce Business Advantage
Here you will gain the knowledge, confidence and the practical tools you need to become a professional, ready to compete in the marketplace.
Earn a valuable degree from a fully accredited business program. Since 1976, the College of Business has held this prestigious designation making it one of roughly 800 institutions to hold such a distinction worldwide.
Engage with exceptional faculty who are both significant scholars and industry leaders that provide you with personalized attention. Renowned for their research and enterprising spirit, learn from the best to be the best with industry insights they provide.
Endorsed by the IMA
Our Department of Accounting and Finance is endorsed by the Institute for Management Accountants, which means our programs adequately prepare students to take the Certified Management Accountant certification exam.
Explore careers and develop a plan as you meet one-on-one with our career coaches. Our team will help you curate your resume and cover letters, prep you with mock interviews, provide you with professional headshots, and offer you employment opportunities and access to network with some of the largest companies across several industries.
Funding Your Future
Committed to investing in our students' futures, our programs are not only affordable but of great value. In addition to the scholarships available from A&M-Commerce, the College of Business offers scholarships specifically for business students.
To be successful in the global world, we have curated programs with faculty and staff from around the world attracting a student population that is just as diverse. Students will develop, apply and hone evolving skills to ensure their success here in Texas and abroad.
Explore Our Programs
This program provides you with the ability to achieve competency in internal control systems, managerial accounting, income tax accounting, financial accounting and not-for-profit accounting.
The BBA in Finance program will give you tangible and market-demanded skills related to capital management, investment and portfolio management, financial institutions, and personal finance. Graduates pursue careers in banking, financial analysis, corporate finance and personal financial planning.
The Master of Science in Accounting is designed for those who want to specialize in accounting at the graduate level. It is a good choice whether you choose to build on your undergraduate accounting major or have a limited or no accounting background. The MSA is excellent preparation if you are planning a career in public accounting, industry or government.
The Master of Science in Finance program will give you a solid understanding of finance theory as well as the practical applications of theory to real-world problems. When you graduate, you will be prepared to meet the financial, managerial and global economic challenges of the 21st century and beyond.
The Master of Science in Forensic Auditing Analytics combines courses in accounting and business analytics to provide students with traditional forensics and auditing courses but also cutting-edge business analytic skills to successfully prevent and fight financial crime in the increasingly digital economy. Since most significant financial crimes involve computers either in commission, concealment, detection, or investigation, this program provides accounting student with skills not commonly found in traditional accounting programs, including how to extract, preserve, and document digital financial crimes to ensure their admissibility and undeniability in court.
The graduate certificate in Auditing and Forensic Accounting will equip students to gain certifications offered by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). The twelve semester hours (4 courses) of coursework is eligible to meet requirements for the Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program should a student wish to pursue it. ACCT 527 & ACCT 562 are in the core curriculum and the remaining courses would meet electives for the MSA.
The Tax Accounting Graduate Certificate is a 12 semester hour (4 course) program. The certificate may be applied to the Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program with two of the courses ACCT 538 & ACCT 540 required as part of the core and advanced core.
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is an international scholastic and professional financial information honors society. The primary objective of the society is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the fields of accounting, finance and management information systems.
As an accounting or finance student, you have access to department scholarships that are specific to your degree.
Meet our Faculty and staff
Driven by her unwavering passion for business and human behavior, Emily Glass embarked on her academic journey at Texas A&M University-Commerce following in the footsteps of myriad family members prior. Ultimately majoring in Economics, a choice that resonated with her due to the subject’s unique fusion of psychology and traditional business concepts, Glass graduated in […]
With a successful career spanning three decades serving in the U.S. military, working as a real estate agent, and owning a brokerage firm, Texas A&M University-Commerce alum Tim H. Nelson is a living testament to investing in oneself and continuing to learn and grow. In the Fall of 2022, Tim decided to follow his ambition […]
In line with the mission of Texas A&M University-Commerce’s College of Business (COB) to ensure transformative impact and change in our community, the college hosted the Private Directors Association’s (PDA) monthly networking event at the A&M-Commerce Dallas site this August. A group of 50 senior executives serving on the boards of private and public entities […]
When Wilfrid Zoungrana embarked on his academic journey at the Texas A&M University-Commerce College of Business in 2010, little did he know he would finish with three degrees, meet his wife at school, start a family and land a job as Vice President of Finance at Aero Components, an aerospace company based in Fort Worth, […]
By Lion Athletics AUSTIN – Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s track & field scholar-athlete Delan Edwin has been named to the Academic All-America team, as selected by the College Sports Communicators (CSC), on Thursday. He was named to the third team.Edwin (Castries, Saint Lucia) is the first honoree for A&M-Commerce in the Division I era as […]
When Joyce Agbanobi graduated with a master’s degree in Business Analytics in 2019, little did she know her future business co-founder, Lola Yemidale, had also graduated with the same degree from the Texas A&M University-Commerce College of Business (COB) as well a year prior. Only after another College of Business student connected the two did […]
Entrepreneurial spirit, dedication, and a hunger for knowledge have propelled Texas A&M University-Commerce College of Business alumnus Dakota Davis to intertwine his acumen obtained while serving in the United States Navy with his passion for business and history. After serving the nation for four years through multiple deployments to the South China Sea, Vietnam and […]
Alejandro Garcia, an Accounting major at Texas A&M University-Commerce, has been selected as a Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Scholar, receiving a prestigious $10,000 scholarship for the 2023-2024 academic year. The A&M-Commerce College of Business was invited by the PCAOB to become a nominating institution for this award. Dr. Caroline Hartmann, associate professor of […]
Carlos Rivers and Tatiana Chamorro live by an inspiring philosophy: “Philanthropy is a state of mind, not a stage of life.” With this mindset, the young Lion alums recently created the Rivers and Chamorro Scholarship for business majors who are from historically underrepresented student populations. Laying the Groundwork for Career Success The couple’s journey at […]
The A&M-Commerce Venture College hosted its flagship program, the Lion’s Innovation Showcase, on March, 2023, at the university’s Dallas location. Organized by the College of Business, the showcase featured 100 students, faculty, staff and industry experts from across North Texas. With students competing for $8,000 in cash prizes, the competition featured not only A&M-Commerce students […]