Graduate Certificate

Online Professional Accountancy Certificate

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Online Professional Accountancy Certificate Overview

With the University of West Florida’s fully online graduate Professional Accountancy Certificate program, you will gain both the content knowledge and course credits you need to move forward in accounting and related professions.

The certificate includes four key courses, the content of which is tested on the CPA examination. In addition, the accounting courses each provide 3 credit hours that can be used to satisfy state requirements in Florida for accounting-specific courses in order to sit for the CPA exam and pursue licensure.

This certificate is only available to graduate non-degree seeking students. Degree-seeking students cannot pursue this certificate.

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accountancy is not available to students pursuing the Master of Accountancy or the MBA with accounting emphasis.

Candidates for This Program Include:

  • Graduate non-degree seeking students
  • Those who need more hours to sit for the CPA exam and/or be licensed
  • Students who will later pursue an MBA (the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accountancy is not available to students pursuing the MBA with the accountancy emphasis)

You Will Be Able To:

  • Speak to current accounting issues
  • Learn concepts that will appear on the CPA exam
  • Complete the hours you need to sit for the CPA exam and/or be licensed