Accounting, Specialized Diploma



Northampton also offers two specialized diplomas in Accounting: the Accounting Specialized Diploma and the Accounting Assistant Specialized Diploma. Both can be completed in the day or evening.

The Accounting Specialized Diploma is intended for students who may already have a college degree but who wish to acquire accounting skills or begin taking steps toward achieving the CPA. To learn more about the requirements of reaching CPA licensure, you can visit PICPA.org.

Contact the Admissions Office at 610.861.5500 for further information.


First Semester

ACCT101Financial Accounting I

3 credits

BUSA152Business Law I

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Second Semester

ACCT151Financial Accounting II

3 credits

ACCT202Managerial Accounting

3 credits

BUSA202Business Law II

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Third Semester

ACCT201Intermediate Accounting I

4 credits

ACCT205Cost Accounting

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:7

Fourth Semester

ACCT251Intermediate Accounting II

3 credits

ACCT220Income Tax Accounting

3 credits

ACCT255Principles of Auditing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 31

NOTE: Students will be required to use spreadsheets in their upper level accounting courses. Thus, it is highly recommended that students complete CISC101 before enrolling in any sophomore accounting courses.