CPA Certificate Program

​​​​​​​​​​This primarily online accounting program is designed with working professionals in mind. We offer the required courses needed to take the certified public accountant examination (CPA exam) by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.

About the Program

The Advanced Technical Certificate in Professional Accountancy may be a good fit for you if you have already received your bachelor’s degree and wish to prepare yourself to take the certified public accountant (CPA) exam in the state of Texas.


Did you know?

Before you can take the CPA exam, the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy requires completion of specific upper-level accounting courses. Our courses meet these requirements and have been recognized by the TSBPA as qualifying educational credits for the CPA examination. Classes are offered primarily online.


Let's crunch some numbers. 

104Kcurrently Employed
15KAnnual Projected Job Openings
$85KAnnual median salary
7%Annual growth (2020-2023)

This data was collected from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and CareerOneStop for accountants and auditors in the state of Texas as of May 2021.

Steps To Enroll

If you are new to Dallas College, complete the​ admissions application as a transfer student​​​. Before registering for classes, set up a meeting with Timothy Kenny, the department chair for Accounting, for proper advising and guidance. Timothy will evaluate your transcript and determine which classes you need to take. Continue to meet with Timothy​ each semester to ensure you are following the correct path for course completion and to ​submit your letter of intent to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.


Timothy Kenny

  • department chair, Accounting
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