Graduate Certificates

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There are many directions you can take your career. A Kelley School of Business graduate certificate in accounting, taxation or internal audit can help you stand out among your peers. These graduate certificates provide you with the specialized training, credibility and confidence to advance your career to the next level.

Whether your goal is to pass the CPA exam or to acquire specialized expertise for your employer or résumé, our graduate certificates in accounting, taxation and internal auditing provide advanced skills in each of these fields. Designed with Kelley students in mind, these certificates may begin during your undergraduate studies, and they can be completed as a stand-alone certificate or as a stepping stone to earning our MS in Accounting or MS in Taxation.

Graduate Certificates


Designed specifically for Kelley undergraduate students pursing a degree in accounting, the Graduate Certificate in Accounting provides the academic foundation to successfully pass the CPA exam. This certificate offers 12 credit hours of graduate education toward the 150 credit hours required to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination in Indiana.

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There is a limit to how much tax knowledge you can gain through on-the-job training; the rest must be learned through specialized education. Our Graduate Certificate in Taxation provides entry-level and experienced tax professionals with the specialized training required for career advancement in this high-demand field.

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Internal Auditing

Companies depend on internal auditors to help ensure operations run smoothly and abide by company guidelines and regulations. Demand is high for internal auditors with backgrounds in management, operations and other. Our 12 credit hour program is designed for Kelley undergraduate and graduate students, as well as entry-level internal audit professionals to gain a foundation in internal audit and successfully pass the Certified Internal Auditor exam.

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The Kelley graduate certificates in accounting, taxation and internal auditing each provide 180 hours of continuing professional education.

Undergraduate Students

Reach out to your academic advisor to plan your courses.

Graduates and Professionals

Contact Susan Cauble, director of the Graduate Accounting Programs.