Accounting and Information Management

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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.

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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.

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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 hosts a distinguished speaker series and also conducts research on topics facing corporate America such as audit process, executive compensation, board structure and firm performance.

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Get to Know AIM

Joining one of our Accounting and Information Management programs sets you up for a rewarding career in a welcoming and supportive environment infused with the Volunteer spirit. Top accounting firms recruit from our highly ranked and well-rounded student communities.

Featured Faculty

Terry Neal

Terry L. Neal, Ph.D., CPA, is the Richard L. Townsend Accounting Chair and head of the Department of Accounting and Information Management at the University of Tennessee. He also is…

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Student, Faculty & AlumniSpotlights

                  Lauren Cunningham
Lauren Cunningham


Cunningham, associate professor of accounting, serves as the director of research for the Neel Corporate Governance Center.

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                  Linda Myers
Linda Myers


“Although she’s one of the top researchers in the world, she reserves quite a bit of time for us. She teaches our classes, reads our research, and gives us detailed feedback. That level of involvement is extremely rare for someone in her position.”

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