CPA Examination Preparation Undergraduate Certificate

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American Public University CPA Examination Preparation Undergraduate Certificate* offers non-accounting business students the opportunity to fulfill the education requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. Experience in accounting analysis and the preparation of financial reports are not only essential business skills, but also in high demand by employers in all industries.

In APU's CPA Examination Preparation Undergraduate Certificate, you will:

  • Prepare financial statements in accordance with appropriate standards.
  • Interpret the business implications of financial statement information.
  • Prepare accounting information for planning and control and for the evaluation of products, projects and divisions.
  • Judge product, project, divisional, and organizational performance using managerial accounting information.
  • Identify organizational information technology components and risks that can affect financial systems and prescribing appropriate controls.
  • Prepare business and individual tax returns in accordance with regulations of the appropriate authorities.
  • Analyze transaction data and tax authorities for purposes of tax planning.
  • Design an audit program to frame the various elements of planning, testing and reporting phases of an audit in the context of the overall audit objective, engagement risk assessment and internal controls.
  • Apply auditing concepts to evaluate the conformity of financial statements with appropriate auditing standards.
  • Analyze internal controls and interpreting assessment of engagement risk.
  • APU's flexible monthly class start dates can help you to fit a quality education into your busy schedule, and we are accredited by HLC, as is Ohio State, Univ. of Chicago and U.S. Air Force Academy – to name a few. Get started today and apply for APU’s respected CPA Examination Preparation Undergraduate Certificate .

    *Please note that sitting for and passing the CPA exam does not guarantee licensure in any state. The CPA exam is a state-by-state license and each state requires different courses for licensure. As such, it is your responsibility to find the specific course work that your state’s Board of Accountancy requires for licensure.

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