Online M.S. in Professional Accounting

Start or Advance Your Career in Accounting, Auditing, or Financial Management

Syracuse University’s AACSB-accredited Whitman School of Management offers our M.S. 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.

Syracuse’s online Master of Science in Professional Accounting is registered as a New York State CPA Licensing Program, preparing you to sit for the CPA exam and become licensed should you pass. You can also pursue specialized roles such as financial analyst, corporate treasurer, controller, auditor, or financial consultant.

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.

GMAT/GRE waiver for qualified applicants No work experience required

We Welcome Students of All Academic Backgrounds

30-Credit Program

If you earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting, you can complete the program in as few as 12 months with our Accelerated Accounting Schedule or as few as 15 months with our Professional Accounting Schedule.

33- to 48-Credit Program

If your bachelor’s degree is not in accounting, you will complete a custom course load based on your academic background. The Foundational Accounting Schedule can typically be completed in 24 months or less.

An Engaging Learning Experience

The online program enables you to earn an esteemed Whitman degree without attending classes on campus.

Live, online classes:
Attend face-to-face classes with peers and faculty and connect with small groups of students during breakout sessions.

Career resources:
Take advantage of one-on-one career coaching, resume review, and a self-directed career development course.

Multimedia coursework:
Complete assignments on the go using our mobile app and arrange study groups through the online platform.

WeWork membership:
Access hundreds of dedicated WeWork workspaces, with Wi-Fi and refreshments, as part of your student benefits.