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Certificate in Accounting (Post-Baccalaureate)

Accrue Valuable Education for a New Career

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This program is offered Online.

You’ve completed your bachelor’s degree, but your chosen career path isn’t what you expected. You want to enter the accounting field, but you don’t have time to get another degree. With Post University’s online accounting certificate, you can gain the accounting education necessary to sit for the CPA Exam and licensure requirements in Connecticut and become an accounting professional in small to mid-sized accounting firms. Stay in your current position while you learn on your schedule with 100 percent online courses.

Program Highlights

Our accounting post-baccalaureate certificate is designed to provide working individuals like you, who currently hold a bachelor’s degree in a non-accounting or non-business discipline, with flexible accounting training in federal income taxes, accounting information systems and auditing. You will study financial, managerial and cost accounting as you move from intermediate to advanced level coursework. In addition to your required classes, you will also choose any three of the following electives for a total of 36 credit hours:

  • Analysis of Financial Statements
  • Fraud Prevention and Examination
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting III
  • Taxation of Corporations
  • Advanced Accounting II

Upon completion of this program, you will be able to problem solve, communicate effectively, perform ethically and pursue your first accounting position.

Each accounting class is led by top accounting practitioners, who have passed the CPA Exam and worked in the field. They bring years of real-world experience into the classroom, in addition to an unmatched level of support of your goals.

Though you will learn in an interactive environment, you will never be alone at Post University. Our staff is always available to answer any questions you may have or help you through any challenges you may face. From the moment you enroll at Post University, you will be supported by a personal academic advisor. They will provide guidance at every step of your educational experience to help you succeed.


For Curriculum, Course Descriptions, and Program Outcomes visit the University Catalog >>


Take your first step to a more rewarding and challenging career. Contact us to enroll in the accounting post-baccalaureate certificate program today.

Students who wish to enroll in this graduate certificate program are required to have a bachelor’s degree.

Note: Licensure is a professional process that varies from state to state. Please consult the appropriate state agency to determine the specific requirements for licensure in your state.

For a complete list of the State Boards of Accountancy please visit

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