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A Certificate in Accounting permits students interested in a career as a Certified Public Accountant who have a non-accounting bachelor’s degree or are currently enrolled in a non-accounting bachelor degree program, to pursue a program of study that will prepare them for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination. Students are required to have 150 hours of college credit to receive CPA certification and licensure in the state of Pennsylvania. All candidates completing this program are eligible to sit for the Uniformed Certified Public Accountant Examination.
Program Requirement: The Certificate in Accounting will be awarded upon successful completion of approved coursework with a 2.5 GPA for all courses taken at SRU. Students must complete a minimum of 30 hours of coursework at SRU.
CPA exam candidates will design a program of study to include the following courses:
Requirements for Certificate in Accounting - Credits: 48