The Internal Auditing Certificate is designed to meet the market demand for qualified internal auditors and the desire by financial professionals and students to increase their internal auditing knowledge and skills. The program is ideal for internal auditing managers and staff who want to expand their current career prospects, as well as, for individuals who are considering a career transition into the field. The program’s curriculum provides the educational coursework needed to fully prepare for the globally recognized Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification. In addition, this program provides relevant curriculum for individuals considering the CFE, CISA, and CGAP® credentials.
Graduate Writing Proficiency Requirement
Students admitted to this graduate certificate program must meet the graduate writing proficiency requirement within their first term in the program by successfully passing the Graduate Writing Proficiency Exam or by completing ENGL 201 Graduate Writing with a grade of “B” or better. See Graduate Writing Proficiency Requirement for more information.
A total of 12 units of required accounting courses must be completed at Golden Gate University with an overall “B” average (3.0 grade-point average) or better to earn the certificate.
For further information regarding certificate completion requirements, see Degree Requirements for Graduate Programs. Please note that some courses taken as part of certificate programs will have prerequisites. These prerequisites must be satisfied (through transfer of equivalent coursework or through taking the courses at Golden Gate) before enrolling in the certificate courses. For further information, refer to Admission to Certificate Programs.