Career Studies Certificate in Accounting
Northern Virginia Community College

Program Details

The online Career Studies Certificate in Accounting program from Northern Virginia Community College provides students with the accounting courses needed to meet the requirements of the Virginia Board for Accountancy to sit for the Certified Public Accountancy (C.P.A.) examination. To meet the educational requirements to sit for the Virginia CPA exam, students must obtain from one or more accredited institutions or from the National College at least 120 semester hours of education, a baccalaureate or higher degree, and an accounting concentration or equivalent. Courses cover topics in:

  • Government & Not-For-Profit Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Principles of Federal Taxation
  • Cost Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Auditing

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northern Virginia Community College is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score