In this 12-credit online Graduate Certificate in Accounting program, you will take four courses. The curriculum is carefully designed to include courses which align to your interests in preparation for the CPA exam.
Course List - Graduate Certificate in Accounting
Prescribed Courses (3 credits)
Auditing Theory and Practice
Auditing theory pertaining to the regulatory environment, risk assessment, internal controls, materiality, computerization, analytical procedures, sampling, fraud, ethics, and professional responsibilities.
Elective Courses (Choose 9 credits)
Business Tax Planning Theory and Practice
Tax theory pertaining to corporations, partnerships and conduit entities, estates, trusts, ethics, and professional tax responsibilities.
Accounting Information and Decision Systems
The study of business processes, transactions cycles, and internal control structure with an emphasis on computerized accounting information systems.
Strategic Cost Management
Current managerial accounting topics such as activity-based costing, theory of constraints, performance measures and their use in organizations.
Professional Responsibilities and Ethics in Accounting
The study of ethical systems and ethical decision making and their application in accounting.
Financial Statement Analysis II
The exploration of conventional and advanced methods of analyzing financial statements, including earnings quality and financial distress assessment.
Financial Reporting I
Accounting theory and practice for reporting consolidations, foreign currency transactions, and preparing financial statements for governmental and NGOs.
Advanced UCC and Commercial Transactions
B LAW 444
All articles of the Uniform Commercial Code, banking relationships, debtor-creditor law, and bankruptcy law.
Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
P ADM 523
Accounting, reporting, and auditing principles and procedures for public sector agencies and nonprofit organizations.