Accounting is often called the language of business. Organizations plan, assess and report the results of operations, financial condition and cash position using accounting principles to prepare financial statements that express business operations to both internal and external users of financial information.
External users assess creditability, performance, risk and investment potential, while internal users assess the efficiency of resource allocation, performance and achievement of strategic objectives in the daily management of a business. All organizations, whether large or small, rely on accountants to record and report the activities of the business.
The curriculum is tailored to expose students to specific areas of accounting, including:
- Internal Audit
- Federal Tax Accounting
- Business Law for Management,
- Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
- Financial Accounting Theory
- Advanced Financial Accounting
- Not-for-Profit Accounting
- Advanced Management Accounting
- Accounting Systems Control
- Business Valuation
Sykes College of BusinessSykes College of Business is an integral part of a 105-acre university campus nestled in the heart of Tampa. As a comprehensive institution, The University of Tampa provides a full spectrum of resources, qualified faculty and modern facilities.
AACSB International is the premier business accrediting organization, promoting excellence and continuous improvement in undergraduate and graduate education.
The Master of Science (M.S.) programs at the Sykes College of Business have been ranked in the TFE Times’ list of 2017’s Best Programs Rankings. Particularly, the master's in marketing and finance programs are ranked at 28 and 46, respectively; UT’s M.S. in Accounting program is also ranked at number 79 ( Accounting Program Rankings).
4+1 M.S. in Accounting Option
Qualified undergraduate accounting students may apply for enrollment in the accelerated B.S./M.S. program, earning both degrees in five years of study.
Contact the Office of
Graduate and Continuing Studies
Phone: (813) 253-6249