48 total credits required
The online Post-Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate allows students without an accounting degree to qualify for the CPA exam and pursue a career as an accountant or CPA. The online Post-Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate requires 12 courses totaling 48 credit hours, and a program length of one year. From intermediate and advanced accounting to not-for-profit accounting, cost accounting and forensic accounting, your coursework will prepare you for various types of accounting and taxation.
In addition to accounting studies, you will take courses in business finance, income tax, corporate tax, auditing and managerial finance. Because EOU’s business programs are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), you can be sure that your certificate program will effectively prepare you for today’s business careers. As a graduate of the certificate program, you will be prepared to sit for the CPA exam with both credit hours and content knowledge.
EOU offers a generous transfer policy for course credits to make it even more affordable and accessible to learn. Students may transfer credits to the online Post-Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate, but at least 36 of the Certificate credits must be from EOU.
An introduction to auditing and the auditing profession.Topics include generally accepted auditing standards, generally accepted accounting procedures, the auditor’s opinion, the development and use of audit programs, professional responsibilities, and the acquisition and evaluation of audit evidence. Relevant to preparation for the auditing section of the CPA examination. Prerequisite: ACCT 385.
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