School of Accounting


  • School of Accounting moves from 25th in 2012 to 22nd in 2013 in the Public Accounting Report
  • Accounting students win regional Deloitte FanTAXtic Competition
  • Masters of Accounting placement was 96% for May 2013 graduates
  • Faculty ranked 20th in the nation in research productivity by The UTD North American Rankings of Business Schools for 2009-2013.
  • Accredited by the AACSB

Rachel Hayes, Department Chair: Welcome to the School of Accounting. The School of Accounting has a strong faculty whose research has influenced practice, regulation, and academic thought.  We host the annual Utah Winter Accounting Conference, which brings top scholars from across the country to Utah.

Martha M. Eining, Director of Accounting Programs: Both the undergraduate and master's programs placed in the Top 10 for mid-sized schools in the 2012 PAR study. An education in the School of Accounting brings together top researchers and leaders from industry. Our BAP chapters is one of the most active in the country, providing students a chance to serve as leaders, meet with recruiters and learn how to interact in the business world.

David Eccles School of Business Faculty Awards for 2014

Brady Faculty Superior Teaching Award: Brian Cadman, Assistant Professor

Kenneth J. Hanni Teaching Award: Scott Pickett, Professor (Lecturer)

Professional MBA Distinguished Teaching Award: Robert Allen, Professor

Daniels Fund Leadership in Ethics Education Award: Melissa Western, Assistant Professor of Accounting

Doctoral Student Teaching Excellence Awards- Departmental: Jing He, PhD Accounting

Faculty President Award: Marlene Plumlee, Associate Professor

Distinctive Achievement Staff Award: Megan Ludlow, Academic Advising Coordinator, Accounting