Programs offered through the Department of Accounting and Finance (ACFN)  :


Highlights of UAB's Accounting & Finance Programs

  • Accounting and Finance Advisory Boards, consisting of elite and involved groups of professionals, assure relevant curriculum, support for students, and graduates in demand.

  • Various concentrations and courses and business minors allow students to focus their studies. 

  • Students can pursue their degree by selecting courses taught in a traditional classroom setting, online format, or 100% Online Program that provides a guaranteed path of progression with a tuition premium.

  • Generous scholarship support is available for students.

  • Year-round internships provide opportunities to explore career options and gain valuable experience. 

  • Featured on CNBC and Bloomberg Businessweek, the three-time international award-winning UAB Green and Gold Fund is a student-run investment fund with over $550K in assets that allows students to earn highly sought after professional credentials.  

  • Bloomberg Finance Lab (video) provides students with 24/7 access to top financial information. Finance majors are Bloomberg certified when they graduate.

  • Annual Accounting Boot Camp prepares students for placement success.

  • Beta Alpha Psi (student honor society) and the National Association of Black Accountants, UAB Student Chapter host open meetings and banquets throughout the year including the annual Meet-the-employers event.

  • Financial Management Association provides real-world exposure in the study of finance through career development events and hosting guest speakers.

  • Award-winning faculty who are extremely active and connected in the professional business community.

  • Practical hands-on-learning experiences for students.

  • Career placement at all worldwide Big 4 accounting firms, regional and local CPA firms, along with corporations and government. We have graduates all over the world, including a Rhodes Scholar!

  • First of 18 accounting programs in the U.S. to receive separate accounting accreditation by AACSB International 

  • One of the first five schools in the U.S. (only 47 worldwide) designated as an Internal Audit Education Partner by The Institute of Internal Auditors.