Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

School of Professional Studies

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in CPA Preparation


Wieboldt Hall, 6th Floor

339 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in CPA Preparation

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Those who wish to sit for the CPA exam in Illinois and other states can meet their accounting course requirements by completing the CPA Preparation certificate. This program consists of 12 units (equivalent to 30 semester hours) to meet the requirements of the new CPA requirements that take effect in July 2013. Study online, or combine online and on-campus courses to meet certificate requirements.


Northwestern University is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Students in master's degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Graduate students should direct their financial aid eligibility questions to the Chicago Office of Financial Aid at 312-503-8722.

Locale: Small City

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