Accounting Certificate

Earn your post-baccalaureate certificate in accounting online at UAF and prepare to take the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam in Alaska

Accounting careers offer exceptional opportunities for professional growth and earning potential. If you already have a bachelor’s degree in another field, this program will prepare you to complete the CPA exam and meet the educational requirements for professional licensing. Graduates can look forward to rewarding career opportunities in business, government and not-for-profit organizations.

Who Is the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting Designed For?

UAF’s fully online post-baccalaureate certificate in accounting is designed for people who want to make a successful transition into an accounting career. No matter what your undergraduate degree is in, we will prepare you to take the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam in Alaska.

If you plan to practice accounting in a state other than Alaska, check the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy to determine if this program will meet your needs. If you have questions, one of our advisors will be happy to help.

Why Earn Your Online Post-Bacc Certificate in Accounting at UAF?

  • Learn from experienced accounting professionals in a collaborative online program
  • Take part in online events including our weekly accounting club, preparation for accounting recruitment and other special topic events.
  • Make new professional connections through an online internship platform that connects online students with employers all over the country.

Degree Type

  • Post-bacc Certificate


  • Online
  • On Campus
  • Online/On Campus Combo

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Complete Your Online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting

Students would be hard pressed to find anything close to this level of faculty commitment and personal involvement at any other accounting program. UAF did a thorough job of preparing me for employment and the particular nuances of public accounting in Alaska.

Ryan Adickes

Audit Associate at BDO

Online Classes at UAF

At UAF, online courses typically do not have set meeting times but do have weekly deadlines. While there are some standard practices, each course is designed by the instructor to best teach the material. Most courses run the full length of the 16-week semester.