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2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jun 24, 2024
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog

Accounting Certificate

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This 15-credit certificate is designed to equip students with the foundational skills in accounting.

Prospective student who have completed an undergraduate degree are welcome to apply for the University of Pittsburgh Graduate Certificate in Accounting. Any Pitt graduate student is eligible to pursue the certificate in addition to their declared degree program.


The Graduate Certificate in Accounting would require the successful completion of 15.0 credits including 3.0 credits of required coursework and 12.0 elective credits to include BACC 2*** coursework or other with Accounting Faculty Director approval.

A student who has completed the Katz Micro-Credential in Accounting would be able to count, or stack, the credits to the Graduate Certificate in Accounting. The Katz Graduate Certificate in Accounting would be efficiently stackable to the following Katz degree programs:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science in Accounting (MAcc)

Total Credits: 15

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