Graduate Certificate in Accounting
University of Arizona

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Accounting program from the University of Arizona provides advanced accounting courses to supplement foundational knowledge and enables eligible students to obtain additional coursework needed to become a CPA. Courses cover topics in:

  • Advanced Federal Taxation
  • Accounting Theories & Institutions
  • Principles of Auditing
  • Accounting for Not-for-Profit Entities
  • Business Law
  • Ethics for Professional Accountants
  • Advanced Accounting


To be eligible students must possess a four-year bachelor's degree with at least a 2.75 GPA and have completed the following prerequisites:

  • ACCT 200, Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 210, Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 400A, Intermediate Financial Accounting I
  • ACCT 400B, Intermediate Financial Accounting II
  • ACCT 420, Introduction to Federal Taxation

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission