Career Studies Certificate in Accounting
Northern Virginia Community College

Program Details

The online Career Studies Certificate in Accounting is intended to prepare you to sit for the CPA exam, specifically meeting the course requirements for the Virginia Board for Accountancy. First, students must hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, and have required accounting course prerequisites.

Students will have the opportunity to to pursue studies in a number of specific accounting courses, including but not limited to:

  • Cost accounting
  • Federal taxation
  • Governmental and not-for-profit accounting

This certificate program can be completed in as little as two semesters. Students will have access to a number of online resources, including tech support, library resources and tutoring services.

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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

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires undergraduate accounting/business prerequisites for transfer