Program at a Glance

Program Type
1-year Certificate
Area of Study
Business & Hospitality
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Take the Next Step in Your Accounting Career

Enhance your expertise in accounting and earn your certification in public accountancy, the top certification for accountants today.

Why Choose Germanna

Our program allows you to earn your 24 accounting-specific course credits, positioning you to sit for the Certified Public Accountancy exam upon completing your bachelor’s degree in business or accounting. With our 7-week in-person and online format, you can complete your certificate in just two semesters and avoid spending extra time and money fulfilling your 150-credit requirement.

Career Options

In-Demand Jobs

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Financial Manager
  • Auditor
  • Senior Accountant

Salary Expectations

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What You'll Learn

In-Demand Skills:

  • Financial reporting standards
  • Cost accounting techniques
  • Auditing skills
  • Advanced financial analysis
Course Highlights
Intermediate Accounting 1
Small Business Tax
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We’re thinking differently at Germanna and shaping an entirely new approach to career-focused education. Our faculty has extensive teaching experience and can break down complex concepts as you gain more knowledge of the field.
Work Experience
Work experience can help you identify areas of opportunity for advancement. At Germanna, education and training are available for any stage of your career.
Technical Training
Technical training and career-based certificates can further develop the specific job skills you need to advance in your current job or change careers.
Associate's Degree
Our associate degrees can prepare you for entry-level careers, professional certifications, and successful transfer to a four-year school.
College Transfer
Transfer your Germanna credits to top Virginia four-year schools including UMW, VCU, and Hampton U through our guaranteed transfer agreements.
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