There are many opportunities for individuals seeking a career in accounting to achieve one or more certifications offered by various governing bodies. Please see the links below for more information regarding certification opportunities.
Certified Public Accountant
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
Four part exam offered year-round.
Certified Management Accountant
Institute of Management Accountants
2-day exam offered in June and December.
Certified Internal Auditor
Institute of Internal Auditors.
2-day exam offered in November and May.
Certified Information Systems Auditor
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
1-day exam in June. Students should take a major in accounting and a minor in information systems or a double major in accounting and information systems.
Certified Fraud Examiner
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Certified Government Financial Manager
Association of Government Accountants