Accounting Certificate Program

The Accounting Certificate program is available for students who hold a baccalaureate degree, or are pursuing a baccalaureate degree (any field) and wish to complete the accounting course educational requirements to sit for the Certified Public Account (CPA) examination.

Requirements for the certificate include:

  • 24 semester hours from BUSA 202, 203, 320, 321, 322, 323, 422, 423, 424 and 427
  • a cumulative 3.00 GPA in accounting courses
  • a minimum of C- in any course

Please note that there are additional courses and experience requirements to sit for the CPA exam which are not met by this certificate program; completion of these requirements is the student’s responsibility.

Tuition for this program will follow the Undergraduate Tuition rate.


For more information, contact the School of Business at 253-535-7245 or by email at