Whether you are a recent graduate with a bachelor’s in accounting looking for the final step toward a CPA, or someone with no accounting background that wants to make a career change, the Merage School’s full-time 1-year or 2-year Master of Professional Accountancy program prepares all qualifying students for a successful career.

Our curriculum focuses on career and professional development alongside technical mastery to make sure you are connected to the Merage School network and ready for a position upon completion of the program. Our optional Summer Intensive program prepares you to begin the MPAc. 

  • $10,000 scholarship

    for CA residents
  • 94%

    full-time employment rate within 6-months of graduation

  • Waiver

    GMAT/GRE waiver for qualified applicants

  • #13

    Nationally ranked Master of Accounting program (among schools of similar size)

  • Customize

    Data Analytics Track and Tax Track available

  • One-year program

    Two-year option available for domestic students

Life in Orange County

Located in the heart of Orange County, the nationally recognized University of California, Irvine is a vibrant research-based campus. As one of the founding schools at UCI, the Merage School offers access to venture capital, multiple fortune 500 companies and is halfway between San Diego and Los Angeles. Orange County, specifically Irvine, is a diverse and safe area filled with beaches, mountains, hiking trails and entertainment options making it a destination for professionals and vacationers alike.

Graduate Student Fair: UC Santa Cruz

10.21.19 · 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
West Field House

Graduate Student Fair: CSU East Bay

10.22.19 · 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Walkway by Pioneer Bookstore, University Unions and Meiklejohn Hall

Graduate Student Fair: UC Davis

10.23.19 · 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Quad

Graduate Student Fair: University of Washington

10.24.19 · 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Husky Union Building Ballroom

Graduate Student Fair: Emory University

10.28.19 · 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Emory Student Center