Online Master’s Degree in Accounting

Earn your CPA in as little as 20 months*

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An Online Master of Professional Accounting Degree Tailored to You

Tailor your University of Miami online graduate accounting degree program to match your career aspirations – whether you want to obtain a job promotion or advance in your career. The program helps to prepare you for the CPA exam and offers the opportunity to earn other accounting certifications, such as the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certifications.

Students are not required to have a Bachelor of Science in Accounting for this program.

Students have the option to earn an online master’s certificate in accounting practice as part of the online Master of Professional Accounting program or separately.

32 Credits to Graduate
Finish in 16 to 20 Months
Scholarships Potentially Worth 27% (Or More)
GMAT Not Required
certificate options
Certificate in Accounting Practice
AACSB Accredited

100% Online

The UOnline customized learning platform is engaging, collaborative, outcome-focused. It is completely optimized for any device, allowing you to learn whenever and wherever. All courses are taught asynchronously with checkpoints along the way to keep you on track.

World-Class Faculty

The University of Miami renowned faculty offers practical, hands-on instruction that incorporates real-world knowledge into the classroom. Faculty guides students through assignments, provide support, and offer weekly live office hours.

Diverse Student Body

UOnline students come from diverse professional and personal backgrounds, bringing their unique perspectives to each program. Students are encouraged to network with each other within their program and through several other optional opportunities to meet on campus.

Easy Application Process

The simplified UOnline application process only takes five easy steps and is entirely online. Our advising team will help guide you every step of the way.

1) Start Your Online Application
2) Compile Documents
  • Transcripts
  • Submit Test Scores (waiver available for qualified applicants)
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Language Proficiency (international students only)
3) Submit Your Official Transcripts
4) Obtain Two Professional Recommendations
5) Apply for Financial Aid (if applicable)


What is it Like to Take Online Courses?  Listen to What Our UOnline Students Are Saying
"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 UOnline Student, Accountant

Our Unmatched Faculty - Your Career Accelerators

The unmatched faculty who teach UOnline courses are the same who teach on campus. These faculty are leaders in their field, hand-selected for their prestigious professional and academic experience. Learn more about the faculty and their commitment to giving you the guidance, expertise, and tools you need to be successful.

Additional Benefits of University of Miami Degrees

Top-Ranked University*

U.S. World & News Report recently ranked the University of Miami as a top university in the U.S.

24/7 Support

UOnline offers 24-hour, 7-days a week IT support and a dedicated academic advisor who helps guide you through your program.

Global Network

UOnline graduates will gain access to a network of 160,000+ alumni as well as exclusive networking events.

Career Support

UOnline students can access the same career resources and networking opportunities as on-campus students.

Are you deciding between an online or on-campus master’s business program?

The Miami Herbert Business School at the University of Miami offers a rich on-campus experience for master's in accounting students.  Visit to learn more about the on-campus programs in Coral Gables, Florida.  

*US News and Ranking Report.
*The CPA exam and licensure requirements vary by state. It is the responsibility of each student to ensure that they meet all of the requirements in the state in which they are applying, including additional work experience, specific age and citizenship requirements, and additional coursework. While the standard Master of Professional Accounting consists of eight courses, two additional, optional courses are offered for students who require additional accounting coursework. To learn more about the CPA requirements, you can reference the following sites: The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA); This Way to CPA; The National Association of State Board Accountancy (NASBA).

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