This certificate will allow students to gain either general or specialized knowledge in accounting, to further their professional formation, and to work toward professional certification (CPA, CIA, CMA, etc.) or use their accounting knowledge to enhance their success in other related management roles. An in depth knowledge of accounting not only can lead to traditional jobs in the accounting field, but also could help the certificate holder function in corporate roles such as Controller or CFO. The Graduate Certificate in Accounting will provide the opportunity for the certificate holder to perform a wide variety of professional functions in the business community.
On successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
Admissions and Certificate Requirements from Seattle University's 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog
Individual courses below may have additional prerequisites. See the Prerequisites table for details.
|Three required courses (9 credits)||Credits|
|ACCT 5110: Intermediate Financial Accounting I||3|
|ACCT 5120: Intermediate Financial Accounting II||3|
|ACCT 5130: Managerial Cost Accounting||3|
|Choose TWO from the following courses (6 credits):||Credits|
|ACCT 5230: Strategic Management Accounting||3|
|ACCT 5240: Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting||3|
|ACCT 5300*: Financial Statement Analysis and Security Valuation||3|
|ACCT 5310: Internal Audit I||3|
|ACCT 5320: Internal Audit II||3|
|ACCT 5330*: Advanced Financial Accounting||3|
|ACCT 5340*: Auditing II||3|
|ACCT 5350*: Advanced Federal Taxation II||3|
|ACCT 5360: IT Audit||3|
|ACCT 5365: Topics in Valuation Analysis||3|
|ACCT 5370: Valuation for Financial Reporting||3|
|ACCT 5380: Systems Modeling for Financial Decisions||3|
|ACCT 5385: Corporate Governance||3|
|ACCT 5390: Not-for-Profit Accounting||3|
*Recommended classes for students sitting for the CPA Exam
Requirement for certificate: 15 credits
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