Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

School of Professional Studies

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Advanced Accounting


339 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Advanced Accounting

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Advanced Accounting certificate is designed for those who have completed the Fundamentals of Accounting concentration or equivalent course work. The courses in this program provide in-depth and advanced knowledge of a range of topics, from auditing to income tax to research and communication. Students who have already completed significant course work in accounting may use these courses to complete their course requirements for the Illinois CPA examination or CPA exams in other states. Study completely online, or combine online and on-campus courses to meet certificate requirements.


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

Eligibility Requirements:

The following materials are required to apply: A completed online application; Official transcript showing bachelor's degree conferred; Statement of purpose; A current resume or CV.

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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