This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2019–Spring 2020 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.
This program can be completed in a traditional classroom format or entirely online.
The Certificate in Accounting program is for those with non-accounting undergraduate degrees who are interested in an accounting career.
The University of Louisville’s Certificate in Accounting Program is specifically designed to:
- Develop the basic skills needed to pass the CPA exam;
- Teach advanced accounting skills to those with non-accounting undergraduate degrees; and
- Meet the time demands of working professionals in a 21-credit hour curriculum.
To enroll in the program, students must have completed ACCT 201 and ACCT 202 or their equivalents, have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale).
|Principles of Financial Accounting|
|Principles of Managerial Accounting|
|ACCT 301||Intermediate Accounting I||3|
|ACCT 302||Intermediate Accounting II||3|
|ACCT 310||Introduction to Accounting Information Systems||3|
|ACCT 315||Introduction to Taxation||3|
|ACCT 320||Managerial Cost Accounting||3|
|ACCT 430||Auditing Theory and Practice||3|
|ACCT Elective or Co-Op||3|
Select 3 hours from the following:
|Accounting for Not-For-Profit Organizations|
|Advanced Accounting Problems|
|Advanced Accounting Information Systems - CUE|
|Advanced Managerial Cost Accounting|
|Minimum Total Hours||21|
The required courses are typically offered each fall and spring semester, and may be offered in the summer sessions.
Any course prerequisites must be met prior to registration.