Accounting & Information Management

Undergraduate Programs

The Haslam College of Business has one of the leading accounting programs in the nation. The program emphasizes the conceptual and applied understanding of business information and prepares students for careers in accounting and business.

Masters Program

Our masters program equips students with the knowledge, skills and experience needed to navigate a wide range of business environments. Graduates are prepared for top-tier careers in assurance, taxes, financial transactions and advisory services all in with only 10 months of study.

Doctoral Program

The doctorate in accounting and information management is a full-time, research-oriented program. It starts in July with a mathematics prerequisite course. Students typically complete two years of coursework followed by two years of dissertation work.

Neel Corporate Governance Center


The Neel Corporate Governance Center brings together expertise from the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business with the College of Law. The center maintains a public policy focus and also conducts research on topics facing corporate America such as audit process, executive compensation, board structure and firm performance.


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Faculty Research: Lauren Cunningham

Lauren Cunningham, assistant professor of Accounting and Information Management, is researching the effect on audit quality of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s decision to begin requiring audit partners be named publically.

Featured Faculty

Terry Neal

Terry L. Neal, Ph.D., CPA, is the Richard L. Townsend Distinguished Accounting Professor and head of the Department of Accounting and Information Management at the University of Tennessee. ...

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Student Faculty & AlumniSpotlights

Reid ParkerReid Parker

“I enjoy giving back to people because I realize that so much has been given to me.”

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Ksenia KuznetsovaKsenia Kuznetsova

Learning to speak five languages wasn’t challenging enough for Ksenia Kuznetsova. So, when she got to the University of Tennessee she decided to pick up a sixth that was a little different from the rest: accounting.

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Corrine GuelliCorinne Guelli

Corinne Guelli came to the University of Tennessee because of its wide variety of degree programs, but she says that the Haslam College of Business, and particularly the accounting program, soon captured her attention.

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