Master's in Professional Accounting



Get the training and credentials you need to break into the accounting field.

Interested in pursuing a successful career as an accounting professional or as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), but don’t know where to start? UOnline’s Master’s in Professional Accounting, designed specifically for working professionals with a business background but little to no prior accounting coursework, will teach you the fundamental financial reporting skills most utilized in business.

Program Info
  • Begin in January, May, or September
  • Each modular course earns 4 credits and lasts 7 weeks
  • 32-40 credit degree or 16-credit certificate
  • Standard completion time: 16-20 months
  • AACSB accredited
  • Tuition: $1,900 per credit
  • Tuition reduction and scholarships are available for qualified applicants (typically worth 30% or more off tuition). Please contact one of our advisors for more information at 800.411.2290

UOnline’s master’s in professional accounting program features modular classes that allow you to schedule your coursework each week, so you can meet all your commitments as a busy working professional.

Providing a foundational knowledge of accounting, the degree will prepare students for a transition into corporate financial accounting, management accounting, or taxation. Students wishing to sit for the CPA certification exam can earn the necessary accounting credits required for licensure in Florida and many other states.**

Our program will also provide you with accounting knowledge to seek other important accounting certifications such as the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and the Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

Degree and Certificate options

Our flexible program gives you the option to complete your degree and earn a certificate in accounting along the way. You also have the option to focus on earning the certificate by itself. Once you have earned the certificate, you may complete the entire degree program.

Certificate in Accounting Practice: Intended for candidates with no prior accounting credits, this online accounting certificate will provide you with the fundamental knowledge of financial and managerial accounting, as well as taxation and accounting information systems. Completion of the certificate will equip you for entry-level jobs in corporate accounting.

If you choose to complete the master’s in professional accounting program as well, you will be exposed to more advanced topics in financial and managerial accounting, which will prepare you for mid-level corporate accounting and taxation positions.

Master's in Professional Accounting Course Sequencing
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