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Advanced Graduate Certificate in Accounting (On Hold)


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Program is on Hold and not currently accepting applications.

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 Advanced Graduate Certificate in Accounting will prepare students to enter the M.S. in Accountancy program. The Graduate Certificate in Accounting coupled with this 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.

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Plan Admission Requirements


Application deadlines - Program is on Hold and not currently accepting applications.

Applications available on the UNLV Graduate College website.

Admission requirements include the successful completion of either an undergraduate degree in accounting or the UNLV Graduate Certificate in Accounting or equivalent coursework with a GPA or 2.75 or higher.

If desired, upon successful completion of the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Accounting, students may apply for admittance into the M.S. Accountancy program. General Admission requirements for admission to the M.S. Accountancy program are a 3.0 GPA or higher and a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of 550 or higher. Students who complete the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Accounting with a 3.4 GPA or higher may waive the GMAT requirement. To transfer classes taken during the Certificate program into the MS program, students must earn a B or better in the course.

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

Students are accepted into a certificate program as described in the Graduate Catalog. The faculty and corresponding sub-disciplines and sub-plans within the described programs are subject to change at any time.

Plan Requirements


Total Credits Required: 15

Course Requirements


Required Courses – Credits: 15


Complete five graduate-level Accounting (ACC) courses (at least four of which must be at the 700-level).

The following courses may not be used toward the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Accounting:

Certificate Requirements


  1. Completion of a minimum of 15 credit hours of ACC courses.
  2. A minimum of 12 credit hours of 700-level courses.
  3. A grade point average of at least 3.00 for course work required for the certificate.
  4. 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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