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Program Overview

Program Overview

Learn the language of business with a major that has plenty of career potential. Organizations are looking for well-rounded leaders who can provide solutions, unique ideas and positive outcomes. We'll make sure you gain the outstanding academic credentials you need to sit for the CPA exam. Our program emphasizes financial reporting, financial analysis, international business and management decision-making. Learn from accounting faculty with decades of experience in firms and in-house accounting departments.

Develop your professionalism with internships in Nashville. Learn to think globally by studying abroad with your classmates. We have long-standing partnerships with some of the largest firms in the U.S. So become part of one of the most respected programs in Tennessee. With our 100 percent job placement rate, you can rest assured you'll get the job you want and need.



Job placement

With a top-tier university education on your resume, you’ll be in high demand, whether you choose to launch your career or begin graduate school. Most of our programs have a placement rate of at least 90 percent within six months of graduation.


Become more competitive in the job market with an internship related to your interests. You’ll gain experience and boost your exposure. An internship will also help you learn whether you’ve chosen a career you’ll enjoy.

Study Abroad

See the world — whether it’s Italy, Austria, Costa Rica, England or another country. Career opportunities will open for you as you sharpen your foreign language skills. Gain the international experience and cross-cultural communication skills you’ll need in our global economy.

Nashville, TN

A big city. An even bigger opportunity. We consider Nashville, Tennessee, an extension of our classroom, and as a leading city in many industries, that means you’ll gain experience and insight you won’t find anywhere else.

Our Faculty

  • Mark Jobe headshot

    Mark Jobe


    Hilton & Sallie Dean Endowed Chair of Accountancy  Mark Jobe is a native Mississippian. He was born in Elvis Presley's home town, reared in the rolling hills of northeast Mississippi, and...

    Meet Mark Jobe
  • Jeff Mankin headshot

    Jeff Mankin

    Adjunct Faculty

    Jeff Mankin is native of Nashville, TN. He graduated from Lipscomb University with a BS in accounting with a finance minor. He attended the University of Alabama receiving a MAcc...

    Meet Jeff Mankin
  • Perry Moore headshot

    Perry Moore

    Professor and Director, Graduate Business Programs

    Charles E. Frasier Professor of Accountancy Dr. Perry Moore is the Charles E. Frasier Professor of Accountancy, Interim Director of the MAcc Program, and Director of Accreditation at Lipscomb University's Pfeffer...

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Career Paths

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks produce financial records for organizations. They record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy.


Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses and government agencies on legal issues and disputes.

Accountants and Auditors

Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.