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Are you looking to broaden your business acumen to include both strategic thinking and a mastery of the nuts and bolts that make an organization tick?

Our post-bac certificate in accounting will help you learn how to communicate financial information about a business to users such as shareholders, managers, investors, regulators, and the general public. It will prepare you for the full range of accounting tasks, including preparing financial statements; recording business transactions in order to keep track of a firm’s liabilities, assets, income, and expenses; working with new technologies, and developing and using information systems.

Required Courses

To earn the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting in preparation to enter corporate accounting, students must:

  1. successfully complete all of the required courses with at least a C-, and
  2. successfully complete at least five of the required courses listed below at IU Southeast after completion of an undergraduate degree.
The following 6 classes (18 credit hours) are required
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
BUS-A 301 Accounting: An Information System 3
BUS-A 311 Intermediate Accounting I 3
BUS-A 312 Intermediate Accounting II 3
BUS-A 325 Cost Accounting 3
BUS-F 301 Financial Management 3
BUS-Z 302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations 3
Complete one class (3 credit hours) from the following
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
BUS-A 328 Introduction to Taxation 3
BUS-A 339 Advanced Taxation 3
BUS-A 414 Financial Statement Analysis & Interpretation 3
BUS-A 422 Advanced Accounting 3
BUS-A 424 Auditing 3

NOTE: Additional coursework in business and economics may be useful in preparing for the CMA Examination. Completion of the PBC in Accounting cannot be relied upon to ensure compliance with all CMA requirements. Only the Institute of Management Accountants’ (IMA) certifying body can provide you with the most current authoritative information regarding their requirements.

Admission Process

To apply for a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, you must submit the following:

  • Application for Undergraduate Admission
  • A one-time, non-refundable application fee of $35. This fee is not required if you have previously applied for undergraduate admission at any Indiana University campus.
  • Official transcripts from the college/university awarding your bachelor's degree.

Please visit the IU Southeast Office of Admissions website or call (812) 941-2212 or (800) 852-8835 (Ind. or Ky.), or visit in person for application deadlines, reciprocity guidelines, financial aid and other questions.

Advising

Please contact Kris Bloos, academic advisor in the School of Business at kbloos@ius.edu or (812) 941-2362 for more detailed information on the admissions process and course requirements.

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Kris Bloos

Academic Advisor

Hillside Hall 221A
Phone: (812) 941-2362
kbloos@ius.edu

Financial Aid

Students may be eligible for Financial Aid for the Accounting (Corporate) Certificate.

Campus Events

Last day to Withdraw from 2nd 7 week class

Last day to Withdraw from 2nd 7 week class

April 6th, 2020

All day event

Classes end (full-term and 2nd 7 week classes)
Final exams begin

Final exams begin

April 29th, 2020

All day event

Final exams end

Final exams end

May 5th, 2020

All day event

POSTPONED: Academic Honors Convocation

POSTPONED: Academic Honors Convocation

May 7th, 2020

All day event

Transcripts with grades available

Transcripts with grades available

May 11th, 2020

All day event

Official grades available in One.IU

Official grades available in One.IU

May 11th, 2020

All day event

POSTPONED: IU Southeast Commencement

POSTPONED: IU Southeast Commencement

May 11th, 2020

6:45 PM - 9:00 PM

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