Post-Baccalaureate Certificates
Accounting—Certified Public Accountant 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 (CPA Prep), students must:

  1. Successfully complete all of the required courses with at least a C-
  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 311 Intermediate Accounting I
  • BUS-A 312 Intermediate Accounting II
  • BUS-A 328 Introduction to Taxation
  • BUS-A 337 Accounting Information Systems
  • BUS-A 424 Auditing

Also Complete TWO of the Following Courses (6 credit hours):

  • BUS-A 325 Cost Accounting
  • BUS-A 338 Accounting Data Analytics
  • BUS-A 339 Advanced Income Taxation (Recommended)
  • BUS-A 414 Financial Statement Analysis and Interpretation
  • BUS-A 422 Advanced Financial Accounting (Recommended)

NOTE:  Additional coursework in business and economics as well as other requirements exist in various states.  Completion of the PBC in Accounting cannot be relied upon to ensure compliance with CPA regulations in all jurisdictions.  Only the appropriate state board or other certifying body in each jurisdiction can provide you with the most current authoritative information regarding requirements in their state.

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