Advanced Accounting, Undergraduate Certificate

The certificate program in advanced accounting is designed for those individuals who already possess an understanding of accounting principles and would like to prepare for an accounting-related career such as auditing, financial analysis, taxation, budgeting and control, cost accounting, or asset management.

This program can be paired with additional course work to meet the minimum CPA educational requirements for those possessing an approved bachelor’s degree and meeting all other CPA exam requirements. In addition, the certificate provides nonaccounting managers with a solid foundation in accounting practices relative to new legislation that requires executives to be responsible for the financial statements and internal controls of their organizations.

Students enrolled in the BS in Finance and Accounting degree program are not eligible for this certificate program.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Prerequisite Courses

ACC 2100Financial Accounting3
ACC 2200Managerial Accounting3
FIN 2105Introduction to Corporate Finance3

Required Courses

ACC 3103Cost Accounting3
ACC 3201Financial Reporting and Analysis 13
ACC 3202Financial Reporting and Analysis 23
ACC 3410Principles of Taxation3
ACC 4320Financial Statement Analysis3
ACC 4330Principles of Auditing3
ACC 4410Advanced Taxation3
ACC 4420Advanced Accounting3
MGT 2330Business Law3
PHL 2100Business Ethics3

Program Requirement

30 total semester hours required