Professional Certifications

There are many opportunities for individuals seeking a career in accounting to achieve one or more certifications offered by various governing bodies. Please see the links below for more information regarding certification opportunities.

Certified Public Accountant
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
Four part exam offered year-round.
1-800-272-3926
615-880-4200
nasba.org 

Certified Management Accountant
Institute of Management Accountants
2-day exam offered in June and December.
1-800-638-4427
201-573-9000
www.imanet.org

Certified Internal Auditor
Institute of Internal Auditors.
2-day exam offered in November and May.
407-830-7600 Ext.1
www.theiia.org

Certified Information Systems Auditor
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
1-day exam in June. Students should take a major in accounting and a minor in information systems or a double major in accounting and information systems.
847-253-1545
847-590-7471
www.isaca.org

Certified Fraud Examiner
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
1-800-245-3321
www.acfe.com

Certified Government Financial Manager
Association of Government Accountants
1-800-AGA-7211
www.agacgfm.org

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