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Post-Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate

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Post-Baccalaureate Accounting Overview

For those interested in gaining an in-depth knowledge of accounting principles, enhancing their careers, and increasing the potential for higher earnings, choosing an accounting certificate online provides a great opportunity. This certificate is designed to adhere to rigorous industry standards as well as the benchmarks of the board of accountancy, allowing us to thoroughly prepare accounting professionals interested in advancing their careers.

Employment Opportunities in the Accounting Certificate Field

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Credit Analyst
  • Financial Examiner
  • Tax Examiner
  • Collector
  • Revenue Agent
  • Tax Preparer

Who Should Enroll

You must be a college graduate to be eligible for this program.

If you are interested in non-profit and government accounting, public accounting, and corporate accounting then this program is for you! Our students thrive after graduation, many of them sitting their state exam to become a Certified Public Accountant.

Courses You will Take

BNAC 361     Intermediate Accounting I/4 credits
BNAC 362     Intermediate Accounting II/4 credits
BNAC 461     Cost Accounting/4 credits
BNAC 466     Advanced Accounting/4 credits
BNAC 468     Federal Income Tax/4 credits
BNAC 469     Auditing/4 credits

Prerequisites for this program include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college (in any major) plus two courses in accounting, Financial Accounting (BNAC 260) and Managerial Accounting (BNAC 261) or in approved transfer courses.  Linfield College provides each of these courses during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

Why Linfield College?

At Linfield, our primary concern is your success.


As a not for profit, independent college we are able to offer the same affordable tuition for in-state and out-of-state students. Because the number of credits taken each semester determines Linfield tuition charges, students are charged on a "pay-as-you-go" basis, with no down payment beyond a modest application fee. Tuition is competitive and in many cases are below those charged by the public higher education system. Are you a veteran? Linfield approved by the VA for eligible veterans pursuing a degree.

Academic Excellence

Linfield’s tradition of academic excellence combines a foundation of liberal arts and sciences with professional programs that emphasize the theoretical and the practical.


Linfield College id accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Specialized accreditation has also been granted to the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing, and the programs of education, music and athletic training.

I’d like to find out more. What is the next step?

Please contact us and one of our knowledgeable admissions and enrollment specialists will be in touch with you shortly.