The Advanced Certificate in Accounting prepares professionals for public accounting, managerial accounting and internal auditing roles in private, non-profit and government sectors. The 30 credit curriculum provides a sound education in both accounting theory and application. The Accounting program is registered with the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Students who complete the certificate program will take courses in areas that are required for sitting for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), the Certified Management Accounting (CMA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) examinations. Other requirements for these exams may apply. Individuals who hold these professional certifications enjoy significant advantages in the job market.
A maximum of two three-credit courses completed during the last ten years may be applied toward the Certificate in lieu of equivalent required courses.
ACCT 101 Principles of Accounting I (non-business majors only)
ACCT 102 Principles of Accounting II (non-business majors only)
ACCT 201 Intermediate Accounting I (offered fall semester only)
ACCT 202 Intermediate Accounting II (offered spring semester only)
ACCT 230 Tax Accounting (offered fall semester only)
ACCT 335 Corporate Tax Accounting (offered spring semester only)
ACCT 340 Cost Accounting (offered spring semester only)
ACCT 401 Advanced Accounting (offered fall semester only)
ACCT 410 Auditing (offered spring semester only)
BADM 310 Business Law
*Descriptions are available in the Course Catalog
Cost and Career Information
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B.A. or B.S. degree with an overall GPA of at least 2.5.
Applying is easy! Fill out your FREE Online Applicaiton, then have official college transcripts sent to the Office of Graduate & Continuing Education at:
Attn: Paul Hirsch
501 E 38th St
Erie, PA 16546