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.

Certificate Requirements

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits, including 6 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.
ACCY 6101Financial Accounting (or equivalent course/experience)
or MBAD 6211 Financial Accounting
ACCY 6104Intermediate Accounting I
or ACCY 6106 Financial Statement Analysis
6 credits in elective courses selected from the following:
ACCY 6105Intermediate Accounting II
ACCY 6201Accounting for Internal Decision Making
ACCY 6202Advanced Strategic Cost Management
ACCY 6203Controls, Alignment, and the Organization
ACCY 6302Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting
ACCY 6401Federal Income Taxation
ACCY 6402Federal Income Taxation of Partnerships
ACCY 6501Accounting Information Systems and Electronic Data Processing
ACCY 6701Government Accounting
ACCY 6705Nonprofit Accounting