Graduate Certificate in Accounting
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

Program Details

The UMass Dartmouth's Certificate in Accounting is designed for students who have already earned bachelor's degrees in other fields.

If you have a business degree, you can:

  • Acquire the credentials for a career in accounting
  • Qualify to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in Massachusetts as well as in many other states
  • Prepare to take the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam.

If you have a non-business degree, you will gain:

  • An intensive introduction to the accounting discipline
  • Greater management responsibilities and expertise
  • Certification and and then take several additional business courses to meet the CPA requirements.


  • Undergraduate degree
  • Official transcripts
  • A personal statement
  • Resume

Special Accreditation

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education