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Accounting Online Graduate Certificate

This 12-credit certificate program is designed to broaden and deepen the accounting knowledge of practicing professionals. It is an excellent way for students to enhance their skills and professional credentials in a competitive global business environment.

Advanced business skills for career development

You must have earned a bachelor's degree to be eligible for admission to a graduate certificate program. Students may pursue a graduate certificate without matriculation into the MBA program. If you later decide to pursue the MBA, some or all certificate courses may count towards the MBA (if the final grade is B or better).

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Application requirements

Review the admission process for the graduate certificate in accounting program. Additional materials required

  • College transcripts
  • Statement of purpose (1- to 2-page essay)
  • Resume

Gainful Employment Disclosure: Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.

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Required courses

Choose four of the following courses:

  • ACT 650: Accounting for Decision Making
  • ACT 670: Financial Statement Analysis
  • ACT 671: Strategic Cost Management
  • ACT 672: International Accounting
  • ACT 690: Special Topics in Accounting

(Please note students who take ACT 650, the core MBA course, along with three other 600 level Accounting courses may be able to utilize all four courses toward their MBA.)

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