David Eccles School of Business

At the David Eccles School of Business, the classroom is more than a place of teaching and learning; it’s a place of doing. Our world-class faculty channel their business backgrounds and industry-leading research to infuse an entrepreneurial spirit in each student they teach. Our emphasis on multidisciplinary collaboration provides students with the perfect environment to build their strengths and impact their world.

In addition to a world-class education, the Eccles school provides a premier experience that includes a dedicated academic advisor, career coaches, internship opportunities, free tutoring, and more! You’ll have access to 17 Institutes & Centers and the opportunity to engage in international business via Eccles Global Learning Abroad experiences.

STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES


BUSINESS SCHOLARS

The Business Scholars program gives high-achieving first-year and transfer students an introduction to the various business disciplines. Business Scholars visit companies nationwide, network with alumni, and develop professional skills. A committed group of top faculty members, academic advisors, career coaches, and peer mentors work with students to develop the skills necessary for success in college and in the workforce.

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LASSONDE ENTREPRENEUR INSTITUTE

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is a Top 10 nationally-ranked hub for student entrepreneurship and innovation at the University of Utah and an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business. Programs include workshops, networking events, business-plan competitions, startup support, innovation programs, graduate seminars, scholarships, community outreach and more.

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WOMEN IN BUSINESS

The Women in Business (WIB) group at Eccles is an undergraduate and graduate student organization that focuses on the professional and personal development of women to enhance their experiences through building community and providing opportunity. WIB strives to raise critical consciousness on complex social issues that negatively impact the professional, academic, and personal experiences and persistence of women in society.

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OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARS PROGRAM

The Opportunity Scholars program provides retention resources such as tutors, mentors, internships, advising, career-services, service-learning projects, community outreach, networking opportunities, counseling, financial assistance and anytime access to the program director.

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OUR MAJORS


ACCOUNTING

An undergraduate degree in accounting gives students the chance to move beyond merely tracking income and assets. Engage in financial management, business transaction tracking, merger and acquisition strategy, tax strategy, and wealth management. Understand core business operations and engage in activities crucial to management and stakeholder decision-making.

Student Experiences at the U

  • Beta Alpha Psi, a national honor organization for students and professionals in the accounting, finance, and IS industries
  • Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
  • Women in Business
  • Women in Finance

Career Opportunities

  • Auditors
  • Tax accountants
  • Consultants
  • Budget analysis
  • Financial management and reporting
  • Internal audits
  • Financial management
  • Business transaction tracking
  • Merger and acquisition strategy
  • Information systems development
  • Tax strategy
  • Wealth management

Scholarships

Department Scholarships

Degrees offered

Accounting BS
Masters of Accounting (MAcc)
Ph.D.

School of Accounting

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