Certified Management Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor
The Master of Science in Accounting program at Franklin University's Urbana University Branch Campus satisfies the educational requirements for graduates to be eligible to apply to sit for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) professional accounting certification exams. Please note, requirements for CMA and/or CIA certification may involve more than successful degree completion. Graduates who apply to sit for the CMA or CIA professional accounting certification exams may need to satisfy additional requirements, such as completing an application, paying an entrance/application fee, and providing evidence of work experience.
Certified Public Accountant
Requirements for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) professional accounting certification vary by state and may involve more than successful degree completion. Graduates who apply for CPA certification may need to satisfy other requirements, such as completing an application, passing a state-required ethics exam, and providing evidence of work experience. The information provided below pertains only to educational requirements for CPA certification in Colorado.
To be eligible to apply for CPA certification in Colorado, applicants must meet specific coursework requirements regarding accounting, business, and ethics. Students who have been accepted into Franklin University’s Master of Science in Accounting program may be required to take additional classes to meet Colorado’s coursework requirements. If you are interested in applying for CPA certification in Colorado, please contact your academic advisor for more information.
Franklin University makes every effort to ensure the information provided above is accurate and up-to-date. However, as certification requirements are subject to change at any time, students who will be seeking CMA and/or CIA professional accounting certification are strongly encouraged to regularly check with the certification boards linked above to confirm certification requirements. Students seeking CPA professional accounting certification in Colorado should regularly check with the Colorado State Board of Accountancy to confirm certification requirements.