Texas Tech University

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

The Rawls College of Business houses the first separately accredited School of Accounting in Texas – one of only about 189 such schools nationwide. The School of Accounting strives to create intelligent, thoughtful leaders with the technical knowledge and problem-solving skills necessary for long-term professional success wherever their career paths may lead.

Available Tracks

  • Taxation
  • Audit/Financial Reporting

Available Certificates

Career Opportunities

The primary objective of the undergraduate accounting program is to prepare students for accounting positions at the entry level in industry, government and other organizations in the public and private sectors. A major in accounting is also excellent preparation for law school or graduate school.

Corporate Accounting

  • Financial analysis
  • Internal audit
  • Treasury
  • Staff accounting

Public Accounting (Joint Program graduates)

  • Audit
  • Tax
  • Transaction tax (J.D./M.S.A)

Additional Areas

  • Governmental accounting
  • Non-profit accounting

2018 Placement Rate was 95.5%

Become a CPA: Joint Program

The Joint Program enables students to simultaneously earn a B.B.A. and M.S. in Accounting which prepares graduates to become licensed, certified public accountants (CPAs).

Students in their third year of the joint program have the opportunity to meet, network and interview with recruiters from the top public accounting firms in the nation. This is a great opportunity for students to obtain an internship for the spring or summer semester of their senior year, potentially resulting in a full-time offer.

Accounting Student Organizations

Accounting Leadership Council (ALC)

Admission Requirements

  • A or B in ACCT 2300, 2301, and 3304
  • Competitive performance in upper division accounting courses (M.S.A.)
  • 2.75 cumulative Texas Tech University GPA


Prospective Students

Current Students

Jennifer Principe
Academic Advisor

Jess Schwintz
Academic Advisor