Accounting Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study

Accounting Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study

Reinvent Yourself

Earn an Advanced Accounting Certificate

The Accounting Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) courses offered by Rowan University’s Rohrer College of Business (RCB):

  • will expand your knowledge in specialized accounting subjects;
  • count toward the 150-credit requirement to be licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA);
  • give Rowan Master of Business Administration (MBA) alumni and MBA graduates of AACSB accredited universities the opportunity to build on their prior studies and explore a new passion;
  • are a valuable stand-alone credential that demonstrates high achievement and skill in a specialized area of knowledge; and
  • prepare professionals for advancement in their current or expected career paths in a rapidly changing workplace.

Stand Out in Your Field

Evolve your quantitative strengths and hone your interest in working on cyclical and special projects involving advising, problem-solving, and management and planning with a CAGS in Accounting.

Explore the latest best practices for preparing and utilizing financial reporting statements. Master budgeting processes, operational planning, and advanced accounting principles that are crucial skills in such roles as CPA, tax manager, budget analyst, or auditing manager.

Accounting talent is in demand across diverse industries such as:

  • insurance;
  • health care;
  • information technology;
  • the public sector; and
  • in serving accounting or financial management functions in nonprofit or government.

Career goals might include positions such as chief financial officer, financial analyst, or financial manager.

Why Choose a CAGS?

A CAGS pathway makes it possible to immediately focus on a specialized area of interest strategically tailored for your next career move. A CAGS can help you leap ahead, launch yourself into a new career, or start your own business.

Pursuing a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) can contribute to your earning a promotion or higher pay, expand your responsibilities in your current role, and make your resume stand out.

Gain expertise you can add to your repertoire and resume now. Elevate your strategic and critical-thinking dexterity, revitalize your skill set, improve your leadership and management acumen, and give your work performance more agility and depth. 

Expand your network in a supportive university environment while earning a CAGS. A CAGS can open pathways to surprising and exciting pathways. 

Admissions Information

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During our Program-Hosted Info Sessions, you'll learn about curriculum options, how our programs fit into a variety of career paths, admissions requirements, tuition and financial aid, and other important points for your planning and decision-making needs.

Learn More About Our Students and Alumni

Our MBA, MS Finance, Certificate students, and alumni bring a wide range of industry experience and varied career goals to the Rohrer College of Business (RCB). To learn more about some of our brightest RCB students and alumni, check out these select stories to get a sense of who might be your new contacts if you join us as a student or the type of talent you might hire if you’re looking to grow your team.