Admission to the online Graduate Certificate in Accounting program is limited to candidates who meet the following criteria:
- Four-year regionally accredited (SACS, NCACS, NEACS, etc.) bachelor's degree from a U.S. institution
- Must be a U.S. citizen or a Green Card holder (Permanent Resident) and have either a USA or APO address in a SARA authorized state
- Must meet the business and accounting foundation prerequisites outlined in the list below.
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Applications for the online Graduate Certificate in Accounting program are considered
on a competitive basis. Minimum GPA requirements are not advertised, because the Admissions
Committee uses a holistic approach when reviewing a candidate's application package.
The Committee considers the quality of the candidate's academic background, grade
point averages, campus involvement, and work experience.
The School of Accountancy has full authority over the admissions and matriculation processes for all applicants to the program.
- Principles of Financial Accounting
- Business Law
- Principles of Management
- Principles of Marketing
- Principles of Finance
- Intermediate Accounting I
- Intermediate Accounting II
- Cost Accounting
- Accounting Information Systems
- Income Tax I
View the full prerequisite checklist here.
Candidates who have not completed the business foundation courses are not eligible to apply.
Candidates who are lacking the accounting foundation prerequisites have three online options for pursuing the prerequisites:
- Accounting Bridge Program (21 semester hours) for candidates with non-AACSB accredited business degrees, or
- Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting (24 semester hours) for candidates with non-AACSB accredited business degrees, or
- Online Bachelor of Science in Accounting (30 semester hours) for candidates with AACSB accredited business degrees.