Earn your accounting certificate in Mississippi
Interests change. So does the employment market. That’s why Mississippi College offers a continuing professional education (CPE) opportunity for students who want to earn an accounting certificate in Mississippi. If you have a Bachelor’s degree in another field but are looking to change career specialties to something more accounting-focused, this is the program for you.
Of all the accounting courses in Mississippi, Mississippi College offers some of the best for preparing students to sit for the certified public accountant (CPA) exam. Specific requirements to sit for the CPA exam in the state of Mississippi may be found on the website of the Mississippi Board of Public Accountancy at www.msbpa.ms.gov.
Choose your focus
The course requirements for an accounting certificate in Mississippi College’s secondary education program include Intermediate Accounting, Cost Accounting, Federal Tax Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Introduction to Auditing, Governmental Accounting and Business Laws & Ethics. Beyond that, students may choose from a variety of elective courses adding up to six credit hours. Those courses include:
- CPA Review I – Financial & Audit
- CPA Review II – Regulation & Business
- Accounting Information Systems
- Advanced Accounting II
- Fraud Examination
- Federal Tax Accounting II
- Audit Concepts & Applications
- Accounting Theory
With any combination of these courses, plus the help of Mississippi College’s dedicated faculty, you can be prepared to sit for the CPA exam in Mississippi and begin your new accounting-focused career.
The MC experience
Mississippi College accepts transfer credits that are above a C grade level, but students must also complete a minimum of 15 hours at Mississippi College as part of this certificate program. Students must earn a grade of C or higher in all required classes taken at Mississippi College to earn the graduate certificate in accounting.
Take advantage of our evening accounting certificate courses. With our convenient scheduling, you will be able to go back to school and still manage your other daily responsibilities, whether that is a full-time job, children, school activities or other extracurricular activities.
If you are searching for continuing professional opportunities (CPE) or accounting courses in Mississippi, contact Mississippi College today for more information.