Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Accounting & Taxation
The Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Accounting & Taxation is a three-course program that covers financial accounting, cost accounting, and federal taxation of income. The coursework emphasizes practical knowledge of key accounting principles and lays the groundwork for CPA or CMA Exam preparation.
This certificate program is designed to be completed part time in as few as two semesters. Want to extend your knowledge even further? Upon completion, you can apply to continue your studies in our MS in Accounting (MSA) degree or another graduate business degree program. You may also be able to apply the courses in this certificate program directly to a master's degree, reducing the time it will take to complete one.
Courses are taught by leading accounting faculty members at the Sawyer Business School, the only school in Boston to earn elite supplemental accreditation by AACSB International for its graduate accounting program.
Admission & Costs
- Fall Semester: August 15, then rolling
- Spring Semester: January 4, then rolling
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- Completed application
- $50 application fee (waived for students who attend a graduate admission event)
- Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
- Goal statement (essay)
Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Accounting and Taxation
Financial Assistance Information
Federal student loan aid may be available for this program--see Federal Student Aid for details and use Suffolk's code: 002218. Suffolk University also offers several options to help you finance your graduate studies. Learn about the discounts that may be available to you.
Visit Student Financial Services to view graduate loan and financing options.