Accounting Career Completion Program

Accounting Career Completion Program

If you have questions about the program, contact the Program Director, Dr. Mark Lawrence, at or call 256-765-4332.

Fall 2018 semester courses need to be completed by December 1, 2018. If the course is not finished by that date, an extension will be granted through May 1, 2019.

Registration is underway for Spring 2019 classes. Completed applications and payment will be accepted through Thursday, March 21, 2019. Coursework will need to be completed by May 1, 2019 to receive a grade for the spring semester. 

Grades will be released no earlier than mid-May regardless of completion date.

Many individuals looking to make a career change to accounting discover that they need additional academic coursework. The UNA Accounting Career Completion Program is designed to meet these educational needs and provides the following benefits:

  • Take up to nine 3-credit hour accounting/business law courses. The courses offered are those that are commonly required by states to sit for the CPA Exam.
  • All courses are offered online to meet the demands of your busy life.
  • All courses are taught by full-time faculty at UNA using state-of-the-art instructional technology. These faculty are available to provide guidance and feedback as you complete the course requirements.
  • Tuition is $545 ($525 plus $20 Continuing Ed fee) per 3-credit course, which includes the costs of all electronic study text materials.

To meet the requirements to take these classes you must:

  • Be enrolled in or have completed an undergraduate degree program, and
  • Meet the prerequisites for the course.

For more details on the content of these courses, see the course descriptions.

Click here for information on obtaining a Badge in Professional Accounting.

The courses offered as part of this program are provided by the University of North Alabama (UNA). UNA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and School (SACS) and the UNA College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).


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