The Graduate Accounting Certificate allows students to select 9 to 18 units of graduate level accounting coursework tailored to their education needs. Students can obtain additional coursework necessary for becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). The certificate program is also available to students interested in entering the field of accounting with limited previous accounting education. Certain prerequisite courses are available during the summer for these students.
Questions regarding admissions should be directed to the Accounting Graduate Program Coordinator: GradAcctPrograms@email.arizona.edu
The Department of Accounting offers the following programs:
These programs prepare students for careers such as the independent practice of public accounting, controllership, and general accounting management.
Graduate work in accounting is offered for those who strive for a stronger background in business and accounting, and for those who wish to teach in colleges and universities.
The mission of the Department of Accounting is to:
Required test(s): Proof of English Proficiency for some international candidates.
Financial aid is limited for Masters candidates. Please refer to our website for financial aid opportunities.
Rolling admissions until approximately two weeks before the start of class, with six program start dates each year. Student needing prerequisite courses should apply for a summer start.
Minumum credits: 9
Minimum accounting credits: 9