May 19, 2024  
Graduate Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Graduate Catalog 2023-2024

Post-Baccalaureate Certificates


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Offered in Hickory, Asheville and online

Non-degree seeking students who hold a baccalaureate degree may choose from certificate options within the School of Business & Economics. (See Non-Degree Admission.) The certificate programs may count as a standalone certificate or as a component to the MBA program. These include:

Accounting Post-Baccalaureate Certificate is designed for students who have an undergraduate degree in a non-related field who want to become accountants. The certificate may also serve as a bridge to an MBA degree.

Healthcare Post-Baccalaureate Certificate is a twelve-hour program designed for current healthcare administration personnel or healthcare professionals interested in healthcare administration. The certificate may also serve as a bridge to an MBA degree.

Required Courses


  • ACC 231 - Accounting Principles 3 Credits.
  • ACC 330 - Managerial Accounting 3 Credits.
  • ACC 331 - Accounting Principles-Intermediate I 3 Credits.
  • ACC 332 - Income Tax Accounting 3 Credits.
  • ACC 334 - Accounting Principles-Intermediate II 3 Credits.
  • ACC 431 - Accounting Principles-Advanced 3 Credits.
  • ACC 433 -Auditing 3 Credits.
  • BUS 370 - Business Law I 3 Credits.

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