Academic Catalog

Accounting, Certificate of Proficiency

The certificate program in accounting is designed to provide students with detailed and robust courses offered in the profession of accounting. This certificate is designed for students who may be required to learn new fields in accounting for their job or need updates on current procedures. It can also help students with non-business baccalaureate degrees in meeting the New Jersey requirements for licensure as Certified Public Accountants (CPA). More information regarding additional educational requirements to complete licensure as a CPA can be obtained through the New Jersey Society of CPAs (

ENGL 151English I3
ECON 151Macroeconomic Principles3
ACCT 161Principles of Accounting I3
ACCT 162Principles of Accounting II3
ACCT 261Intermediate Accounting I 1 3
ACCT 262Intermediate Accounting II 1 3
ACCT 263Cost Accounting 1 3
ACCT 265Auditing 1 3
ACCT 266Federal Income Tax Accounting 1 3
BUSN 210Business Communications3
BUSN 275Principles of Finance 1 3
Total Credit Hours33