Master of Professional Accounting
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

Penn State offers this online Master of Professional Accounting to prepare for the CPA exam. As a AACSB-accredited program, you'll gain the knowledge and skills to become an effective accounting professional. This online program reflects the same level of quality as its on-campus degree with asynchronous learning. Pre-requisite accounting coursework is required, but an undergraduate accounting degree is not. This online accounting master's usually integrates the following classes:

  • Financial Reporting
  • Auditing Theory & Practice
  • Strategic Cost Management

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Pennsylvania State University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

GMAT, GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires prerequisites in accounting
  • GRE/GMAT waiver available for eligible applicants