Accounting and Finance Society (AFS)

Purpose: AFS serves to enhance your knowledge on how to become a CPA and provides information and extra support for the CPA exam.

Dues: Free

Location: Denton campus

Faculty Sponsors: Pamela Baker, PhD, CPA, and Sumu Shrestha, MBA (co-advisor)

Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA)

ALPFA on Facebook

Purpose: Involvement in ALPFA expands your opportunities to find careers in accounting, finance, business and business-related fields by allowing you to develop as a leader through workshops and networking events.

Dues: Free

Location: Denton campus

Faculty Sponsors: Maria E. Barua, PhD

American Marketing Association (AMA)

Four young women dressed in suits stand in front of a AMA blue backdrop

Purpose: Students can get more involved at TWU, develop leadership/team skills and enhance their professional networking and involvement.

Dues: $29 per year

Location: Denton campus (but open to students from the Dallas and Houston campuses as well)

Faculty Sponsors: Fernanda Muniz, PhD and Andrea Bennett, PhD


The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business – Institute of Management Accountants IMA® is the certification organization for the CMA® Certified Management Accountant designation.

Purpose: As an IMA Student member, you can learn about the role of accountants and financial managers in business and explore your career options. IMA offers student members access to many of the benefits of regular professional membership. As a member of this group, you are automatically a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter.

Dues: $25 per year

Location: Denton campus

Faculty Sponsors: Pamela Baker, PhD, CPA

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)

TWU NABA Chapter on Facebook

Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter on Facebook

Purpose: NABA addresses the professional needs of its members and builds leaders that shape the future of accounting, finance and any business related profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors.

Dues: Free

Location: Denton campus

Faculty Sponsors: Sandra Gates, PhD, CPA, and Gilbert Werema, PhD (co-sponsor)

National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)

Purpose: NSLS works to build leaders and inspire them to build a better world. Through NSLS you will gain leadership skills, networking opportunities, and build your community involvement. Scholarship opportunities are also available for graduate student members.

Dues: One-time registration fee of $85 guarantees lifetime membership

Location: Denton campus, Dallas and Houston campuses can participate virtually

Faculty Sponsors: Michael Raisinghani, PhD or email for more information.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Two SHRM members at a conference with TWU banners behind them.

SHRM on Facebook

SHRM on LinkedIn

Purpose: You will gain knowledge and insight into the field of human resource management through this student chapter, which is affiliated with the professional SHRM organization.

Dues: $30 per year

Location: Denton campus

Faculty Sponsors:  Shelia Hyde, PhD


Student Healthcare Administration Organization

Purpose: To promote professional interaction among individuals with responsibility in health care management. To endeavor to recruit qualified applicants for affiliation with health care organizations nationwide. To establish a liaison mechanism between members of the Student Chapter of ACHE, MGMA, HIMSS, NASHE and other health care organizations nationwide, and to encourage participation in health care policy issues; and to sponsor programs, including social activities, which will further any and all of the above, and will provide members of the Chapter with the necessary forums for professional and social fellowship.

Dues: Free

Location: Dallas and Houston

Faculty Sponsors: Sandra Murdock, PhD (Houston)

World Affairs Council Chapter (WACC)

Purpose: WACC is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that promotes international awareness, understanding and connections through multifaceted programs, as well as educates citizens on crucial issues of international affairs and foreign policy.

Dues: $25 per year

Location: Denton campus

Faculty Sponsors: Michael Raisinghani, PhD

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