Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Accounting (PBCA)

General

Program Description

Program Benefits

  • You will complete the requirements to sit for the CPA exam in Indiana.
  • Your undergraduate coursework is applied to the certificate.
  • You will learn all the key areas in the field of accounting, including cost, tax and auditing.
  • Full-time professors teach the majority of the classes, as well as outstanding business professionals who teach part-time in their area of expertise.

Career Options


The Field of Accounting is Exploding!
Qualified and trained professionals are needed to guide business, small and large, with accounting expertise.

Certified Public Accountants CPAs Are In High Demand!
You can possess the skills and knowledge that successful accountants need!

Program Highlights


Matching requirements for Indiana's CPA examination, the PBCA from IU Northwest features:

  1. Key courses in accounting: tax, cost and auditing.
  2. Broad range of business and economics courses, including:
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Finance
  • Organizational Behavior

Expand your career options with new specialized knowledge and skills.

Last updated January 2018

About the School

The School of Business & Economics at IUN serves approximately 600 business majors in Associates, Bachelors, and Masters degree programs and certificates. Of those students, about 25% are MBA stud ... Read More

The School of Business & Economics at IUN serves approximately 600 business majors in Associates, Bachelors, and Masters degree programs and certificates. Of those students, about 25% are MBA students IUN is a metropolitan regional campus of Indiana University, serving the 7-county area of Northwest Indiana. The School provides both day and evening courses to the 63% full-time/ 37% part-time undergraduates, and the 98% part-time evening MBA students. The undergraduate student body of the School of Business & Economics is approximately 58% female, 22% Black, and 9% Hispanic. The graduate student body is approximately 55% female, 7% Black, and 10% Hispanic. The campus is located conveniently near the intersection of I-80/94 and I-65 on Broadway in the Glen Park suburb of Gary and is easily accessible to both local residents and people commuting to and from work in the Chicago metropolitan area. Read less