• The excellence of the faculty leads to national recognition for the department
  • NASBA is among the professional organizations represented at career events
  • Numerous professional organizations give students a head start on their careers
  • At MTSU, tutors in the accounting lab are ready to help
  • Many undergraduates go on to earn a Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree


The mission of the Department of Accounting of the Jones College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University is to:

  • Prepare students technically, ethically, and professionally for successful careers in accounting through affordable accounting programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • Cultivate a student-centric learning environment where faculty interact with students as individuals;
  • Participate in impactful research and service that better the university, the broader profession, the Middle Tennessee Region, and the greater community;
  • Provide a flexible and focused learning experience at the graduate level that builds on students' undergraduate education and that supports students who aspire to obtain professional certifications.