Master in Professional Accounting

The Whitman School offers our Master of Science in Professional Accounting program online with the same curriculum content as on campus. You will learn about a range of topics, including auditing, international accounting and reporting, taxes and business strategy, and financial statement analysis. 

Graduates of the online program have accepted positions at high-profile organizations, such as the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, KPMG and Lockheed Martin. 

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Flexible Timelines

Four entry times per year:  Jan., April, July, Oct.

The M.S. Program can be completed in as little 12-15 months.


Classes are offered six days a week, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET, and all coursework and live classes are accessible via our full-service mobile app.



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Professional Accounting
Online Curriculum

The accounting program equips graduates with the tools to lead accounting, audit and tax processes at a range of functional career levels. Students with an academic foundation in accounting can complete the 30-credit online master's in accounting program in 12 to 15 months.

Students who have not completed accounting coursework will be placed into an individualized program of study that can be completed in 24 months or less. Students graduate with the educational requirements needed to take the CPA exam in New York and many other states.


Accelerated Accounting Schedule: 12 Months
Professional Accounting Schedule: 15 Months
Foundational Accounting Schedule: 24 Months

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Enhance your learning experience, develop your core business knowledge and apply your leadership skills through real-world applications. Whitman offers a variety of global immersion learning experiences to prepare and engage beyond the classroom.

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