Graduate Certificate in Accountancy

The Graduate Certificate in Accountancy provides a solid understanding of the fundamentals of accounting. It is an in-depth program for non-accountants and/or those who do not have a strong background in accounting. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and analyze a variety of financial reports and put them to practical use in their current and/or future business careers. The program is valuable to professionals in fields such as analytics, information systems technology, finance and management.

Students must complete all of the required and elective credits from the course options below and are expected to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above. Courses completed as a non-degree student are not eligible for application towards the certificate requirements.

Required Courses • 6 Credits

  • ACCY 6101 | Financial Accounting ACCY 6104 | Intermediate Accounting I OR
    ACCY 6106 | Financial Statement Analysis

Electives • 6 Credits*

  • SMPP 6215 | Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • ACCY 6105 | Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACCY 6110 | International Reporting and Control
  • ACCY 6112 | International Financial Reporting Standards
  • ACCY 6302 | Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting

 *The electives listed here represent a small sample of a larger list that may be viewed in the University Bulletin.