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Accounting programs recognized in latest TaxTalent rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate and graduate programs both ranked among the nation’s top 10 public accounting programs in TaxTalent’s 2017 “Top in Tax Survey.”

The Fisher School’s Master of Accounting (MAcc) Program and its MAcc—Taxation Specialization program were both ranked No. 3 among U.S. publics and No. 6 overall. The Fisher School’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BSAc) Program ranked seventh among publics and No. 12 overall.

The Fisher School has been recognized repeatedly for its quality by premier business and educational publications. In August, the Fisher School’s undergraduate (seventh), master’s (10th), and doctoral (13th) programs (rankings among public programs) appeared in Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 35th Annual Survey of Accounting Professors. U.S. News & World Report ranked Fisher’s undergraduate program fifth and its master’s program seventh among publics.

The TaxTalent survey provides tax employers the opportunity to vote for the best U.S. undergraduate, graduate, and legal programs from their perspective. Respondents were asked to select up to five schools per program that they hold in highest regard when hiring candidates. More than 300 respondents ranging from middle market to Fortune 10 companies participated.

About the Fisher School of Accounting

As a professional school in a major public research university, the Fisher School is committed to scholarly research, teaching, and service to advance knowledge and prepare future leaders for business, professional and academic careers. The Fisher School serves business and accounting professionals and educators through innovative and high-quality teaching and research with a focus on providing the education necessary for successful careers in leadership positions. The Fisher School promotes the understanding and practice of accounting and business through its research, teaching and service.