University of Miami Online

Master of Professional Accounting

Receive professional accounting instruction from unmatched faculty. Earn your CPA in as little as 20 months.

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Break into or grow in the field of accounting

UOnline's accounting program includes 4 options that can be tailored to your interests and aspirations. Relevant and rigorous courses prepare you for the CPA exam and/or to earn other accounting certifications such as Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

Program at a glance:

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Our unmatched faculty - your career accelerators

Online programs from the University of Miami are taught by the same unmatched faculty as on-campus. They're considered leaders in their field, hand selected by us, and committed to giving you the same guidance, expertise, and tools you need to be successful.


Advance into one of the best business jobs

Accounting positions are ranked #3 "Best Business Job" by the 2017 U.S. News and World Report. Rankings are based on factors such as high upward mobility, average stress level and above average flexibility as compared to other fields.

Current Master of Professional Accounting students have a plethora of previous experience at top industy employers including Bloomberg, Booze Allen Hamilton, Siemens, State Farm and USAA.


The application process to UOnline is designed to be streamlined. It is fully online and has 5 easy steps. Our advising team are here to guide you every step of the way.

Once completed, you should get an admission decision in 48 hours or less.



  • Transcripts
  • Submit Test Scores (waiver available for qualified applicants)
  • Resume
  • Personal statement
  • Language Proficiency (international students only)


5. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID (if applicable)

Faculty Spotlight: Professor Seth Levine, CPA

He earned a double Masters in Professional Accounting and Business Administration, was a consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and Chief Financial Officer of a global agribusiness. He's been part of the University of Miami faculty since 1990 and he'll be teaching you Financial Statement Analysis.


Additional benefits of the online Master of Professional Accounting program include:

Top ranked and AASCB accredited

University of Miami has consistently ranked among top national and international universities. In U.S. News and World Report's 2017 national rankings, we ranked #44 nationally and #1 in Florida.

CPA Preparation

Those with a bachelor's degree in accounting who wish to sit for the CPA certification exam can earn the necessary accounting credits required for licensure in Florida and many other states, while still completing their degree in 20 months.

Access to a global network of alumni

When you join UOnline you instantly become a member of a global community of over 176,000 students and alumni. Your network will extend to all U.S. States and over 154 countries across the globe.

Toppel Career Center

Toppel develops career-related skills by providing high-quality resources, services, programming and events that will prepare you for a lifetime of career success.

The Master of Professional Accounting program is perfect for someone who has a family or full-time job. It offers flexibility and convenience and the support you receive is invaluable."
– Julia Annesser – Master of Professional Accounting student, Accountant

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