Accounting Advocates Program

The Accounting Advocates Program is a student-recruiting and peer-advising group within the Adkerson School of Accountancy. The Advocates are involved with on-campus and off-campus recruiting events and other functions hosted by the Adkerson School of Accountancy for prospective students, alumni, employers, and guests.

The organization is primarily student-led with a supporting staff advisor. Qualified applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a major in the Adkerson School of Accountancy with an overall GPA of at least 3.0. Applicants must have completed ACC 2013 (Financial) and ACC 2023 (Managerial). Completed applications will be reviewed with emphasis placed on a desire to convey pride in accounting and MSU, effective oral and written communication skills, interest and involvement in campus activities, and a willingness to commit time and energy to the program. The top candidates may be invited for individual interviews.

To apply, please contact Trina Pollan for information.

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi is a national scholastic and professional society whose primary objective is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the field of accounting. The society also complements members' formal education by providing interaction among students, faculty, and professionals, and fosters lifelong growth, service and ethical conduct.


Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is an honorary organization available only through Colleges of Business that are accredited through the International Association for Management Education. The main goal of the organization is for faculty to honor students with the highest academic achievements.

Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest honor a student of business can receive — the business equivalent of Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Beta Kappa. Only the top 10 percent of the junior and senior class and 20 percent of the master’s students are selected for membership.

  • Corporate recruiters actively seek individuals who have attained membership in Beta Gamma Sigma. Long after graduation, membership will enhance career development.
  • Programs such as the BetaLink On-Line Community and the Alumni Network offer alumni opportunities to stay connected and benefit from their commitment to academic excellence.

MSU Undergraduate Women In Business (UWIB)

Mississippi State's Undergraduate Women in Business (UWIB) is an organization that consists of young women within the MSU College of Business that are willing and driven to take the necessary steps to ensure that each individual has the knowledge and confidence to take on the competitive workforce within Corporate America.