Accounting—Corporate Accounting Preparation

All students entering the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program must have completed a bachelor’s degree prior to enrolling. 

Specific Requirements

To earn the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting (Corporate Accounting Preparation), students must:

  1. Successfully complete all of the required courses with at least a C-, and
  2. Successfully complete at least five of the required courses listed below at IU Southeast after completion of an undergraduate degree.

The following 21 Credit Hours are required:

  • BUS-A 301 Accounting: An Information System
  • BUS-A 311 Intermediate Accounting I
  • BUS-A 312 Intermediate Accounting II
  • BUS-A 325 Cost Accounting
  • BUS-F 301 Financial Management
  • BUS-Z 302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations

Also complete ONE of the following courses (3 credit hours):

  • BUS-A 328 Introduction to Taxation
  • BUS-A 339 Advanced Income Taxation
  • BUS-A 413 Governmental and Not-for-profit Accounting
  • BUS-A 414 Financial Statement Analysis and Interpretation
  • BUS-A 424 Auditing

NOTE:  Additional coursework in business and economics may be useful in preparing for the CMA Examination. Completion of the PBC in Accounting cannot be relied upon to ensure compliance with all CMA requirements. Only the Institute of Management Accountants’ (IMA) certifying body can provide you with the most current authoritative information regarding their requirements. See

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