Accounting - Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Accounting professionals play a key role as decision-makers in all organizations. They are relied on for their critical thinking, communication, and technical skills. Accounting is a versatile major and allows the graduate to work in a variety of roles. Common career paths include public accounting, internal audit, financial analysis, management accounting and income tax accounting. Accounting is also a basic preparation for fraud and forensic accountants, consultants, and work in not-for-profit organizations.

The post-baccalaureate accounting certificate prepares students for many career options or provides the skills to broaden an existing career. Students will study financial and managerial accounting, intermediate accounting, auditing, tax accounting, auditing, finance, and business law. As part of the business core, students will also study leadership, management, business analysis, and global business. 

Accounting is one of the best options in terms of career flexibility, high compensation, quick career advancement, and career placement after graduation. For students who think critically, communicate effectively, and develop the ability to analyze and interpret financial information, a career in accounting may be a good fit.


ACCT 2110Financial Accounting4
ACCT 2130Managerial Accounting4
ACCT 3110Intermediate Accounting I4
ACCT 3120Intermediate Accounting II4
ACCT 3150Income Tax4
ACCT 3202Business Finance2
ACCT 3212Advanced Finance2
ACCT 4120Cost Accounting4
ACCT 4130WAuditing4
BUSI 2012Business Analytics2
BUSI 3502Global Business2
BUSI 3642The Legal Environment of Business2
BUSI 3652Business Law - Contracts2
BUSI 4800Business Portfolio0
Select one of the following courses:4
Advanced Accounting
Accounting Systems
Fraud and Forensic Accounting Seminar
Accounting Practicum
Required Supporting Courses (minimumc grade of C- required)
LEAD 2202Leadership and Influence2
MGMT 2402Principles of Management2
MKTG 2302Introduction to Marketing2
ECON 1080Statistical Analysis for the Social Sciences4
or ECON 1090 Statistical Analysis for Decision Making
ECON 2610Principles of Microeconomics4
ECON 2620Principles of Macroeconomics4
Total Credits62