The undergraduate Certificate in Accounting prepares individuals to assume greater responsibility for the accounting function by providing a foundation in accounting, auditing, taxation, commercial law, and managerial finance.

  • Schedule & Format

    • Part Time
    • Online 
    • 30 Undergraduate Credits / 10 Courses
    On average, students take two courses a term, including the summer, to complete the certificate in 20 months.

    Annual Course Schedule

  • Available Online

    When you enroll in an online course, you'll find support and collaboration every step of the way. Our goal is to deliver an exceptional student experience wherever you are. 

    Learning Online

  • Admission Requirements

    High School Diploma/Bachelor's Degree
    Individuals with a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent are invited to apply.
    Individuals preparing to sit for the CPA exam must have an undergraduate degree.

    Fall: July 1
    Spring: November 1
    Summer: April 1

    Admission Details

  • Tuition

    Estimated Cost of Certificate
    In State: $11,400
    Out of State: $26,460

    Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates are adjusted annually.

    Eligible for Active Duty Military Rate of $250 per credit hour (in state and out of state)

    Tuition Details

Who Should Enroll?

The Certificate in Accounting is ideal for individuals new to the accounting profession. It is also for mid-level professionals looking to stay ahead of the competition to advance their careers or increase their earning potential. 

The accounting certificate program includes courses that are both required and recommended as preparation to sit for the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) examination.


As a teacher, Nammy Lee sees herself as a facilitator, helping students master the intricacies of accounting and meet their professional goals. As an administrator, she has a different purpose. The director of the School’s Certificate in Accounting, Lee is a community builder, bringing the program’s faculty together to exchange ideas and advance its quality.

Meet Our Faculty

Nammy Lee

Nammy Lee

Each learner’s history and experiences affect their learning style and pace.

Student Stories

Our students and alumni can tell you about the impact our degrees and certificates have had on their lives and careers.
Fran Marshall

Fran Marshall

Confident and self-assured with the right credentials

Fran Marshall knew she needed additional training to take the next step in her career. Now a finance manager, she credits the Certificate in Accounting with helping her pass the CPA exam.

Tim Nicely

Tim Nicely

Relevancy to job and workplace

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