Department of Accounting


Our vision for the Department of Accounting at the University of New Orleans is to be a leading provider of accounting education to the Gulf Coast Region.


Welcome to the University of New Orleans Department of Accounting. We are proud that we are one of only 180 schools worldwide that has this prestigious separate AACSB International accounting accreditation.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Accounting is to provide programs, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, that prepare our students for careers as professional accountants in public practice, industry, and other areas, and for advancement into graduate programs. We will do this by maintaining high academic standards, superior teaching, quality research, significant service, and the effective use of technology. We recognize the importance of continuous improvement, high ethical standards, and diversity in the educational environment.

About the Department

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting provides undergraduates with an understanding of accounting concepts, preparing them for entry-level positions in the profession. The Master of Science in Accounting program provides more specialized training in specific areas of accounting.  The Master of Science in Tax Accounting degree provides comprehensive training in tax law and accounting with applications to business and individual taxpayers.

Points of Pride

  • Students trained in the UNO Department of Accounting have consistently had pass rates at or above the national rate on professional exams.
  • The Accounting program is one of only 178 worldwide to be separately accredited by AACSB International.
  • The Department has the only MS Tax Option degree in Louisiana.