Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam Preparation

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Fully Online
$445.47 per credit
Total Credits
Licensing Program
Application Deadlines
August 1 for fall
Business Department

The Business Department at the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) has teamed up with Gleim CPA Review to offer CPA review courses that can be taken online for college credit. UMN Crookston CPA review courses are taught by highly qualified Accounting faculty members with extensive subject knowledge, industry experiences, and notable online teaching experience.

Note: Many states now require 150 semester credits of education to take the CPA exam or be licensed. Please check with individual state boards of accountancy or Accounting faculty knowledgeable about this requirement.

Sample Courses

  • ACCT 4511 CPA Review Course: Regulation (prereq 4405)
  • ACCT 4512 CPA Review Course: Financial Reporting and Accounting (prereq 4111)
  • ACCT 4513 CPA Review Course: Auditing and Attestation (prereq 4310)
  • ACCT 4514 CPA Review Course: Business Environment and Concepts (prereq 3322)

Career Outlook

CPAs, and potential CPAs, have a variety of career paths from which to choose. Within public accounting, you can work for a firm of any size, ranging from a large international CPA firm to a small local accounting practice. Within the firms, you could work in such areas as audit, tax, and management consulting.

The same holds true in business and industry, where you can choose careers in companies of all sizes, working in diverse areas such as financial accounting and reporting, management accounting, financial analysis, and treasury/cash management. Within government, you can create a path to success at either the federal, state, or local level. Nonprofit organizations and education also offer many diverse opportunities for this career path.