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. A separate track is available for students with previous accounting experience.

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
  • 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 master’s in accounting 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 online accounting program will also provide you with the knowledge to seek other important certificates in accounting, such as the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and the Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

Accounting Degree and Certificate options

Our flexible program gives you the option to complete your online master’s in accounting degree and earn an accounting certificate along the way. You also have the option to focus on earning the accounting certificate by itself. Once you have completed the accounting certificate program, you have the option of continuing on to complete the full online master’s in accounting 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 online 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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