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How to Apply

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or senior standing with relevant background knowledge considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Transcripts verifying completion of pre-requisite undergraduate accounting courses (view course descriptions for pre-requisites of each course).

To receive a permission number to register for courses in the Professional Certificate in Accounting:

Please bring transcript(s) to Extended Learning or send to:

California State University San Marcos
Attn: Admissions and Recruitment
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92096
  • Successful completion of all required pre-requisite courses.
    All courses in this program have pre-requisites. Please carefully read the course descriptions for the courses for which you wish to register to learn which pre-requisites you need to have completed. If you did not complete your undergraduate coursework at CSUSM, please consult this list of pre-requisites to help determine if you have completed equivalent courses at other institutions.
  • Bachelor's Degree or senior standing with relevant background knowledge

You will receive registration permission and instructions after your transcripts have been evaluated.