Degrees and Certificates

Program design allows you to continue from one level to another in a building block format that saves you time and money. Courses for the one-semester Accounting Clerk Certificate apply toward the Accounting Assistant Certificate, which you can earn the following semester — and then apply toward the associate degree. You can also just take accounting courses to strengthen your overall education, or select electives in areas of special interest.

The Advanced Technical Certificate in Professional Accountancy offers selected courses that will qualify for the uniform CPA exam and designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in any field with approved accounting coursework.


​Length of time is based on catalog degree plans. Prerequisites may be required, which are not included in this estimate. For most programs, full-time student status is assumed, a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.


Cost is based on tuition rates for program hours for Dallas County residents. Beginning in Fall 2020, the price of most required learning materials (books, software, supplies, etc.) will be included​ with the price of tuition. Find out about financial aid.


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