Graduate Certificate in CPA Exam Preparation

Give Your CPA Exam Prep a Boost

Get to Know Our Graduate Certificate in CPA Exam Preparation

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Graduate Certificate in CPA Exam Preparation in as little as 1 year + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.



What You'll Learn

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    Accounting Standards
    Measure outcomes using existing measurement criteria such as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Other Common Basis of Accounting (OCBOA), Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or other non-authoritative measurement tools.
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    Decision Making and Ethics
    Conduct quantitative and qualitative business analyses, evaluate outcomes and make recommendations for effective legal and ethical business decisions.
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    Communication in Accounting
    Communicate accounting issues and solutions clearly to peers and stakeholders.

Prepare for the CPA Exam

Keller’s Master’s in Accounting degree program integrates elements of Becker Professional Education’s industry-leading CPA Exam prep into its curriculum.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our Graduate Certificate program in CPA Exam Prep may consider careers such as:

  • Accountant

  • Auditor

  • Controller

  • Financial Analyst

  • Financial Manager

  • Tax Preparer

  • Treasurer or Finance Officer

  • Employment in this occupation may require years of relevant experience.

Program Courses


ACCT559 Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting Issues
ACCT564 International Accounting and Multinational Enterprises
ACCT571 Accounting Information Systems
ACCT574 Forensic Accounting: Ethics and the Legal Environment

CPA Exam Preparation

ACCT591 CPA Exam Preparation: Auditing and Attestation
ACCT592 CPA Exam Preparation: Business Environment and Concepts
ACCT593 CPA Exam Preparation: Financial Accounting and Reporting
ACCT594 CPA Exam Preparation: Regulation

Choose One of These Tracks:

Advanced Accounting

ACCT560 Advanced Studies in Federal Taxes and Management Decisions
ACCT562 Auditing: An Operational and Internal Perspective Including Fraud Examination
ACCT573 Accounting Fraud Criminology and Ethics

Professional Leadership

FIN564 Management of Financial Institutions
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change
PROJ586 Project Management Systems

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Related Programs

Programs vary by location. For specific program details for Pennsylvania, refer to:
Pennsylvania catalog.

Credits and degrees earned from this institution do not automatically qualify the holder to participate in professional licensing exams to practice certain professions. Persons interested in practicing a regulated profession must contact the appropriate state regulatory agency for their field of interest.
Coursework may qualify for credit towards the State Board of Accountancy requirements. However, it is the student’s responsibility to contact the state board of accountancy for the jurisdiction in which they are applying to determine whether they have completed the appropriate credit hours and coursework to qualify to take the CPA exam.
Employees of DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management are not in a position to determine an individual’s eligibility to take the CPA exam or satisfy licensing
New York students should contact the NYSED Office of Professions regarding professional licensure.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.