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Accounting Careers

Become a Top Candidate for In-Demand Accounting Careers

UD’s AACSB-accredited online master’s in accounting degree program can accelerate your career advancement, whether you’re new to the accounting field or seeking additional opportunities in your current role.

Access UD’s Career Services

Prepare to sit for the Uniform CPA Exam

Lead in growing accounting careers

Accelerated Career Prep: Our program allows you to make a career change into the accounting field in just a year with full-time study, or you can graduate in 18 – 24 months.

Varied Opportunities: Graduates of UD’s program pursue accounting careers in every industry in a variety of roles, such as certified accountants, auditors, financial analysts, managers and more.

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Gain a Flexible Degree for Rewarding Careers

Financial Manager1 $134,180 per year

Personal Financial Advisor2 $89,330 per year

Budget Analyst3 $78,970 per year

Accountant/Auditor, Finance and Insurance4 $78,600 per year

Confidently Advance in Versatile Accounting Careers

UD’s online master’s in accounting practice program prepares you for accounting careers that are growing alongside today’s thriving global economy.

In addition to boosting your salary potential with advanced financial skills, our program prepares you to sit for the Uniform CPA Exam for certified public accountants and add another credential to your résumé.

Our program also helps you explore and expand your career opportunities with personal career assessments, networking events, business leader speaker series, virtual workshops, career fairs and more.

Career Readiness

As a UD Online student, you’ll gain access to all available student and career services from the University of Delaware.

Career Coaching

You can speak with a career coach one-on-one as you explore your passion and find the best potential job opportunities.

Career Services

The Lerner Career Services Center provides personalized career and professional development guidance through 1:1 appointments, job postings, networking events and professional development workshops.

Digital Connections

UD’s career services tool, Handshake, allows students and employers to find each other via thousands of jobs and internships as well as upcoming networking events.

Internship Opportunities

The Graduate Internship Program is an elite internship program for full-time students enrolled in the Lerner College of Business. Gain experience working in an industry setting with companies like Chase, Siegfried, Sallie Mae and Barclays.

Program Outcomes and Skills

What You’ll Learn

Core Skills You’ll Gain

  • Accounting error analysis
  • Accounting ethics and professional responsibility
  • Advanced financial reporting
  • Auditing
  • Business law for accounting
  • Business transactions
  • Corporate reporting
  • Database design and implementation
  • Disclosure requirements
  • Foreign currency transactions
  • Income taxation
  • Nonprofit accounting
  • Property transactions
  • Revenue recognition
  • Tax credits