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

You must first complete a bachelor’s degree before starting this program. If you have your bachelor’s and are new to Dallas College, complete the admissions application as a transfer student. If you have any questions about the CPA exam eligibility requirements or the CPA Program in general at Dallas College, please contact one of our lead faculty below. They are available to help you stay on the correct path for course completion and to submit your letter of intent to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.


Professor Craig Black

Professor Keith Baker


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