Master of Professional Accounting

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) program is entirely online and prepares students to succeed in accounting.

This 30-credit program can be completed in as little as three full-time semesters or an extended time frame by attending part-time. Apply today!

Program Features

Learn what makes our MPA program unique and the best choice for you.


AACSB Accredited

Our MPA program through the College of Business is accredited by AACSB.



We value affordability.

That's why the MPA program has one of the lowest graduate program tuition rates in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Bonus: all distance learners pay Minnesota in-state tuition rates regardless of where they live.


Online Delivery Method

This program is completely online with optional face-to-face meetings, designed to accommodate busy practitioners.


Ready for CPA Exam

Through this program's curriculum, students earn credits that satisfy the 150-credit education requirement needed to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.

We've integrated Wiley CPA, a low-cost commercial platform, right into our curriculum. This means our students are getting quality training for a discounted rate.

Students complete each of the four sections to help prepare them even more for the CPA exam.

On top of all that, students can also concurrently sit for the CPA exam while working on their graduate degree.


Accelerated Program

Qualified undergraduate Accounting students can start this program during their final year to earn their advanced degree sooner.


Internship & Career Opportunities

Our students and graduates have interned and started careers at prominent organizations like:


Enroll Whenever

Enrollment is year-round, meaning you can start your degree in fall, spring, or summer semesters.

Whenever works for you. We'll be ready for you.