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Oklahoma State University



School of Accounting
Instructor of Professional Practice, School of Accounting

Phone: 405-714-3033


Rachel Cox joined the faculty at OSU in 2017 after spending 5 years working as a CPA in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She graduated from Oklahoma State with both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Accounting in 2012. After graduating, she passed the CPA and spent 4 years working as an auditor at Ernst & Young LLP (EY) in Tulsa. At EY, Rachel worked on the financial statement audits of some of the largest oil & gas companies in Oklahoma. She also spent a year and a half working as a CPA for BOK Financial in Tulsa as a Commercial Portfolio Reporting Specialist in the bank's Credit Administration division. At BOKF, Rachel prepared financial reports related to the bank's loan loss allowance, nonaccrual loans, and past-due loans for BOKF's Credit Committee and various regulators. Rachel still maintains her CPA license in the state of Oklahoma.


  • BS, Oklahoma State University, Accounting, 2012
  • MS, Oklahoma State University, Accounting, 2012

Awards and Honors

  • Accepted Conference Proposal- "Utilizing Graduate Assistants for Supplemental Instruction" (2018)
  • Judge for the SSB Innovation in Pedagogy Award (2018)
  • Faculty Initiate (2018)
  • SSB Faculty of Distinction (2017)

Academic, Military, and Professional Positions

  • Oklahoma State University, Instructor of Professional Practice, School of Accounting, August 2017
  • BOK Financial , Commercial Portfolio Specialist, March 2016 - August 2017
  • Ernst & Young LLP, Assurance Senior, August 2012 - March 2016
  • Oklahoma State University, Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of Accounting, August 2010 - May 2012
  • Ernst & Young LLP, Assurance Intern , January 2011 - March 2011

Courses Taught

  • ACCT 3003 (2 Semesters)
  • ACCT 4553 (5 Semesters)
  • ACCT 2103 (8 Semesters)

Non-Credit Instruction Taught

  • Introductory Tribal Finance and Accounting Certificate Program - OSU CEPD, November 29 2018
  • Institute for Technology and Learning Excellence and OSU A&S Department, August 9 2018
  • Veterans Entrepreneurship Program - Riata Center for Entrepreneurship , February 21 2018 - February 21 2018
  • Beta Alpha Psi, November 2 2017