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Graduate Certificate in Accounting


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Plan Description


This certificate is designed to prepare professionals, who may be switching careers or those entrepreneurs who want accounting skills to better run their business, with fundamental knowledge in accounting. Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Accounting will prepare students to enter the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Accounting or the M.S. in Accountancy program. This Graduate Certificate in Accounting coupled with the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Accounting will provide professionals without an undergraduate degree in accounting the needed accounting credits to sit for the Certified Public Accounting (C.P.A.) exam.

Plan Admission Requirements


Admission requirements include an undergraduate degree with a 2.75 GPA or higher and successful completion of two undergraduate accounting courses (ACC 201 – Introduction to Financial Accounting or equivalent and ACC 202 – Introduction to Managerial Accounting or equivalent).

All domestic and international applicants must review and follow the Graduate College Admission and Registration Requirements.

Plan Requirements


Total Credits Required: 18

Course Requirements 

Required Courses – Credits: 18

Complete the following six courses or other advisor-approved courses.

ACC 600 - Accounting Environment 

ACC 601 - Financial Reporting I 

ACC 602 - Financial Reporting II 

ACC 609 - Accounting Information Systems 

ACC 610 - Federal Taxation 

ACC 670 - Auditing and Assurance Services 

Certificate Requirements 

  1. Completion of a minimum of 18 credit hours of ACC courses.
  2. A grade point average of at least 3.00 for course work required for the certificate.
  3. No grade lower than C is acceptable.

Plan Certificate Completion Requirements


The student must submit all required forms to the Graduate College and then apply for graduation in MyUNLV by the appropriate deadline.

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