The Street, a financial news Web site, included Austin in its list of top 10 cities “poised for greatness” in 2012 based on financial forecasts. Most notable is Austin’s low unemployment rate, low home prices, a blend of state jobs and private-sector employment and support from the University of Texas at Austin.
The MPA program completed Orientation last week. It was a crash course on many of the academic and career resources available to students. (These resources and the flexibility they allow were the leading factors in me choosing to attend the UT MPA.) There were also 3 major recruiting events: Etiquette Dinner, Networking Reception, and Career […]
Students entering the tMPA program who did not major in accounting for their undergrad are asked to attend class for a 5-week summer session in order to get up to speed for fall courses. At first blush, it sounds somewhat hard to believe: take two accounting classes and catch up to students who took two […]
We’re into in our fourth week of summer classes, which means our five week jaunt is drawing to a close. We had two exams already and have two more this week. There are projects due in both classes next week, and finals aren’t far away. It has been somewhat challenging to make time for non-academic […]
Over twelve months have passed since I decided to apply to the MPA program, and I’m finally here! I wanted to take a quick moment to discuss my admissions journey. While looking for programs that would best set me up for future job advancements, I investigated a variety of different options, including MBA and JD […]
Subscribe by Email
Applying to the MPA?
Tune in to the admissions blog. Our Assistant Director shares tips about applying, updates on the admissions process, and what to expect once you’re in the program. Have questions? E-mail Keri
For the fifth year in a row, McCombs earned first place in all three of the annual Public Accounting Report rankings: undergraduate, master's, and doctoral. Continuing to lead the nation among academic institutions of accounting, for the 10th time in 13 years the McCombs School of Business ranks No. read more […]
McCombs retook a top-five rank in Hispanic Business' survey of business schools. Hispanic Business magazine ranked the McCombs School of Business the third best business school in the nation for Hispanic MBA students, up from No. 6 last year. read more […]
This summer's Texas 4000 bike ride enabled business students to to help fund cancer research while spreading the pillars of hope, knowledge, and charity. For many college students, summer is a time to do something good for themselves and the community. Some choose to participate in internships while others volunteer in order to make an impact in the wor […]