2017-2018 Catalog > Graduate Studies > Graduate Academic Programs and Fields of Study > Graduate Certificate Programs > Accounting, Certificate
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The Certificate in Accounting is designed as a post-bachelor’s program for professionals who want to change their career focus to accounting. It covers important topics such as financial statements, cost analysis, management planning and control systems, financial reporting, and accounting information systems.
Students applying for the Accounting Certificate program must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Applicants should submit an official transcript from the institution where their highest degree was conferred. In addition, students must complete a Statement of Intent of at most 250 words that describes their background experience and future goals. Students who apply and are accepted into the MBA program while pursuing their Accounting Certificate may apply all certificate coursework towards their MBA degree.
Students must complete five three-credit courses for a total of fifteen credits. Successful completion requires a student to maintain a minimum G.P.A. of 3.00. The following courses comprise the certificate:
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