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.

Bulldogs Belong

The Bulldogs Belong program encourages students to further their commitment to creating inclusive environments while celebrating diversity. This program considers the time you devote to topics related to inclusion and diversity to be an investment in our college, our campus, and your future. Earn credit for attending events, participating in organizations, studying abroad, and even certain courses.

Becoming a member of Bulldogs Belong allows you to learn about the diverse cultures represented at Mississippi State and about yourself. It helps you recognize what you can do to improve the world and take action that creates a more inclusive environment for all.​

It also serves as verifiable proof that you are committed to inclusion and diversity, a topic that is rapidly gaining importance with the potential employers that are most appealing to you.

For more information, contact Bulldogs Belong coordinator, Dr. Mike Breazeale. 

MSU Undergraduate Women In Business (UWIB)

Mississippi State's Undergraduate Women in Business (UWIB) is an organization that consists of young women within the 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.

NABA (National Association of Black Accountants)

NABA, Inc. is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity and wealth gap for Black business leaders in accounting, finance, business and entrepreneurship. Representing Black business leaders in these fields, NABA advances people, careers, and the mission by providing education, resources and meaningful career connections to professional and student members.

Mississippi State became affiliated with NABA in 2021. They have served on campus providing insight to big companies, internships, scholarships, and many other social events.