Certificate in Accounting

University of Southern Maine
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This certificate program is designed to prepare individuals, who already possess an undergraduate degree in another field of study, for a career or graduate study in accounting. Program Requirements The certificate program consists of 15 credit hours in accounting. The certificate is open to individuals who possess: 1) an undergraduate degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.33, or 2) a master's level (or above) degree. Career changers who already have completed an undergraduate course of study will have earned, at the completion of the certificate program, 135 or more hours of the 150-hour requirement to sit for the CPA exam. Individuals wishing to sit for the CPA exam should also take BUS 280 Legal Environment of Business. Those who need additional credits to meet the 150-hour requirement, and who do not wish to enter a graduate degree program, can take additional accounting electives and/or other business or undergraduate courses of interest to meet the credit-hour requirement to sit for the CPA exam. Matriculated USM students are not eligible to obtain this certificate. There is a $50 fee

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