Department of Accountancy & Taxation


Our Mission
  • Prepare accounting graduates for leadership roles in the public and private sector,
  • Conduct research that is relevant to theory, practice and education,
  • Perform service that benefits our College, University, and community, and
  • Develop a reputation as a leading department of accountancy and taxation.
Our Learning Goals Help Us Achieve High Academic Standards

We establish and follow learning goals for each of our programs as part of our accreditation by AACSB International. AACSB stands for the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The AACSB establishes standards for accounting programs across the globe by which our programs are measured.

Bauer is one of only 186 institutions in the world that hold an additional specialized AACSB Accreditation for their accounting programs. Our accreditation tells our stakeholders that we:

  • Manage resources to achieve a vibrant and relevant mission;
  • Advance accounting knowledge through faculty scholarship;
  • Provide high-caliber instruction of quality and current curricula;
  • Cultivate meaningful interaction between students and our qualified faculty, and
  • Produce graduates who have achieved specified learning goals.

For students, alumni and employers alike, our accreditation is the cornerstone of a degree that has substantial market value and will serve the goals and interests of our stakeholders for years to come.