Certification is highly recommended in the accounting profession. Many certifications exist that offer credentialing in specific areas of expertise within accounting. Our MAcc will help prepare you for the licensure exams listed below:
Research shows that CPAs earning potential is $220K to $1.2M more than non-CPAs depending on when they earn their CPA and the size of firm for which they work. Journal of Accountancy
Anyone interested in becoming a public accountant must become licensed by passing the CPA. The American Institute of CPAs governs the Uniform CPA exam to ensure appropriate licensing and professionalism in this discipline.
The Institute of Management Accountants is dedicated to re-balancing the accountancy profession by educating society regarding the business building role of management accountants and finance professionals working inside organizations.
The CIA is administered by the Institute of Internal Auditors, and is globally accepted by employers as the premier certification for professionalism and competence in the area of internal auditing practices.
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is an anti-fraud organization committed to reducing fraud around the globe and promoting the integrity of its members. The exam seeks to identify expertise in prevention, detection, and deterrence of fraud, a skill that is increasingly sought after by employers across all industries.
The CISA is a global standard for information systems auditing professionals. The exam identifies technical expertise in the area of IS auditing, control and security.