Graduate Certificate in Accounting


AVAILABLE: Online
REQUIRED CREDITS: 15
LOCATIONS and START DATES: Online: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer


Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Accounting at City University of Seattle offers a challenging review of accounting concepts frequently tested on the CPA exam for students who have a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting. This online accounting certificate will sharpen your knowledge before you take the Uniform Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam.

CityU of Seattle uses Becker materials to teach and review concepts that correlate with topic areas historically addressed in the exam, making this program an efficient use of your time and resources.

You'll review materials that cover the concepts, theory and technical materials you'll need to help you pass. Each in-depth CPA Review course is recognized for credit by the Washington State Board of Accountancy.

Flexible, Online Learning Options

CityU offers the Graduate Certificate in Accounting online or in class (in certain locations), so you can refresh your accounting skills on your own schedule. CPAs are known for working at all hours when a job needs to get done. You can start now by contacting an advisor to learn more about getting your online graduate certificate in accounting.

Where CityU Can Take You

If you're working to complete CPA licensure, it's likely that you've already set your own professional goals. But if you're just curious about the program, you may find it helpful to know that our graduates go on to some of the following positions after completing licensure:
  • tax, cost or staff accountant
  • public accountant
  • financial manager or analyst
  • controller
  • accounting manager

Get Started Today!

If you have a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting and want to take accredited CPA exam prep courses, our online graduate certificate in accounting is for you. Get in touch with our School of Management advisors to get more information today.
Content Area (15)
AC 530
AC 531
AC 532
AC 533
MBA 530
Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree. Students must have completed an accounting major at either the undergraduate level (300-400 courses) or graduate level (500 and above courses). Eligible courses must have "AC" or "ACC" designators and include the following: intermediate accounting series, cost/managerial accounting, individual and corporate tax, audit, and business law.