Business Administration

Fast Track to the CPA Exam

Accelerate the return on your investment.

We will help you structure your academic program so that you can complete the requirements necessary to take the CPA exam within four years rather than the normal five years that is common at other schools. It will take some extra effort on your part but it’s worth it. Alma College students who pursue this academic path complete 168 Alma College credits—18 credits per term—plus two spring terms and a summer internship.

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Upon successful completion of those requirements, you will be ready to take the CPA exam and get started on your career. Alma students often receive job offers from major accounting firms such as Deloitte & Touche, Ernst & Young and Plante Moran up to six months before graduation.

Bryan, Weston2013 graduate Weston Bryan passed all four sections of the CPA exam on his first attempt and within six months of graduation. He credits his preparation at Alma with making that possible.”Passing all four of the CPA exams quickly allowed me to focus on my career and not spend as many nights studying for the exams. Having an Alma College education to start me on my career path is something I am very grateful for and will continue to draw upon as my career progresses.” Weston is currently a staff accountant for Andrews Hooper Pavlik, PLC.


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