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Master of Science in Accountancy

Maximize your global value.


Becoming a CPA is only just the beginning when it comes to making yourself stand out in the business world. Top firms look for industry-ready graduates that can add value to the company. Miami Herbert's Master of Science in Accountancy provides you with the skills you need to rise up as a trusted advisor.

Graduate confidently and prepared to make the right recommendations and maximize the value of top accounting firms or corporations. This STEM-designated program offers a deep focus in financial and managerial accounting, auditing, and systems demanded of accounting professionals in public accountancy and industry today. The program is among just a handful in the nation fully accredited by AACSB International, the leading accrediting body for business schools worldwide.

Who's It For?

The MS in Accountancy program is ideal for those who seek employment with public accounting firms as auditors, or with industry or government as accounting and information specialists. Emphasis lies in the development and ongoing evolution of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards, product costing trends and issues, and familiarization with important computer information systems. Students can complete the MS in Accountancy program in two semesters of full-time study.

Program Type
Specialized Masters

On Campus

Time Commitment
Full Time

Start Date
January & August

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Master in Accountancy




90% of those seeking employment achieved a full-time job after graduation.


Pass Rate

Miami Herbert’s CPA exam first time pass rate compares to the national average of 55%.


Points Higher

The average Miami Herbert student CPA exam score is 8+ points higher than the national average of 72.3.



The Financial Times ranking placed Miami Herbert’s Master of Accountancy at #37, 2020.

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Future-Proof Your Career

When you graduate from Miami Herbert, you join a diverse community of 45,000+ business leaders around the world. One-on-one career coaching accelerates your opportunities. Alumni employers include:

  • Alvarez & Marsal
  • Berkowitz Pollack Brant
  • BDO
  • Cheery Bekaert
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young 
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • Lennar
  • Mastec
  • MBAF
  • PwC
  • RSM
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Ryder
In Their Own Words

Our Students

Students in the Master of Science in Accountancy program come from diverse backgrounds, with a variety of academic and professional experiences, but with one thing in common: the drive to become global business leaders.
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Full-time Student

"The Master of Science in Accountancy program has provided me with a formula for success through the collective knowledge of my professors, who are deeply passionate about accounting, and an incredibly support group of peers. The university and my program offer an abundance of professional opportunities with a competitive geographic advantage."

Dan Cao
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Full-time student

“The great variety in the curriculum of the Master of Science in Accountancy program allows students to discover new areas of accounting such as international taxation, forensic accounting, internal audit, and litigation support.”

Julie Magand Master of Science in Accountancy
Learn from the Best


Our outstanding faculty are recognized worldwide for their teaching and cutting-edge research.
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Daniel Medina

Lecturer, Accounting Program Director, MS in Accountancy/Tax
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Miguel Minutti-Meza

Department Chair and Associate Professor, Accounting
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Diana Falsetta

Associate Professor, Accounting
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Dhananjay “DJ” Nanda

Vice Dean, Faculty and Research, and Professor, Accounting

Meet Your Enrollment Advisor

Steven Aportela has been in the higher education industry since 2008. He has served in various roles including Admissions, Academic Advising, and Financial Aid. Steven is recruiting for three of our specialized masters programs in Accountancy, Taxation, and Finance. Steven holds a Master’s degree from Steven’s Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University. Steven is actively involved in community here at the University of Miami. Fun Fact, Steven lived in China for 2 years prior to COVID.
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