Jul 23, 2024  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2020-2021 
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Accounting, Graduate Certificate

Department: Accounting and Finance 

The graduate certificate in accounting is designed primarily for students who have a minimal prior academic background in accounting, yet hold a bachelor’s degree, and who need formal preparation for their career goals. Through the core required courses and elective courses, students are afforded the flexibility to choose a program which best fits their own professional and personal needs.

Admission Requirements

Students seeking admission to the Graduate Certificate in Accounting program must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution of acceptable standing.

Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be admitted to this program:

  • The application committee recommends students have earned a 2.8 undergraduate GPA.  Consideration will be given to applicants who hold an advanced degree (e.g. master’s, doctorate, JD, etc.) or have passed a professional certification exam such as CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE, and CFA.
  • One letter of recommendation from an academic institution faculty member or a professional
  • Resumé
  • A short essay on the value of the Graduate Certificate in Accounting for the applicant
  • Official sealed transcripts of undergraduate and graduate course work from all institutions

Program of Study