May 30, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting CPA Exam Qualification and Licensure Preparation Certificate


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Program Director: Marlene K. Titus · Phone: 410-386-8554 · Email: mtitus@carrollcc.edu

The CPA Exam Qualification and Licensure Preparation Certificate program prepares students who already possess a bachelor’s degree (in any field of study) with:

  1. the additional required coursework in accounting and ethics (“Group I” coursework as identified on the Maryland State Board of Public Accountancy’s website, www.dllr.state.md.us/license/cpa/) for eligibility to sit for the CPA examination in the State of Maryland; and
  2. the additional coursework in law, economics, mathematics, marketing, management, writing and public speaking (“Group II” coursework as identified on the Maryland State Board of Public Accountancy’s website, www.dllr.state.md.us/license/cpa/)(a combined total of 150 college level credits) in order to apply for licensure to practice as a CPA in the state of Maryland. There are practical work experience requirements for licensure which are not addressed by this program. Students must visit the Maryland State Board of Public Accountancy’s website, www.dllr.state.md.us/license/cpa/, for information on educational and practical work experience requirements as well as examination dates.

Certificate Requirements


Accounting CPA Exam Qualification and Licensure Preparation Certificate

Recommended Course Sequence:  52 Credits Required

Fall


Fall


  • (Fall Term Only)
  • Elective - Select a course from the Elective list, below

  • Elective - Select a course from the Elective list, below

  • Elective - Select a course from the Elective list, below as needed to meet the 10-credit requirement

Electives


Select three of the following five courses (10 credits required):

Program Goals


Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.  
  2. Prepare basic accounting documentation.  
  3. Develop a simple business and marketing plan.  
  4. Explain the process and functions of management of a business organization.  
  5. Employ fundamental software applications for everyday business tasks.
  6. Achieve the college level coursework required for eligibility to sit for the CPA examination and become licensed in the state of Maryland.  

Student Notices


View Gainful Employment Disclosure information for this program by visiting www.carrollcc.edu/gainfulemploymentdisclosures.

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