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Sign up for a Certificate of Advanced Accounting Proficiency Info Session


Become an accountant without an accounting degree

Enhance your bachelor's degree with our accelerated curriculum

The Certificate of Advanced Accounting Proficiency (CAAP) at the Silicon Valley Executive Center was designed to help individuals who do not have an accounting degree gain the necessary accounting units to sit for the California CPA Exam. The program consists of 8 undergraduate-level courses to be taken in one of our accelerated formats:

Summer Program (14 Weeks)

Weekend Program (10 months)

In Person
June 14, 2021 to September 22, 2021 August 29, 2021 to June 26, 2022
Classes are taken Monday – Friday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Classes are taken Sundays
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Join us for an Info Session!

At our info session, you will:

  • Learn how the CAAP program can lead to an accounting career
  • Meet our faculty and staff who will support you through the program
  • Hear Alumni Ambassadors tell their success stories
  • Network with prospective classmates 
Questions? Drop us an e-mail at
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The CAAP program at Santa Clara Leavey School of Business kickstarted my career. After graduating with a managerial economics degree in 2014, I didn't really have a focus/career path planned out. I decided to join the CAAP program to start on a career path in accounting. The program provided so much guidance and networking opportunities to help me launch my career in the accounting field. I wouldn't be where I am today had I not attend the CAAP program at Santa Clara University.

Jason Liu, CPA
CAAP Alumnus

Check back in for future info sessions

Info sessions for the 2021-2022 academic year have ended, but we are always willing to answer your questions! Please email to speak with an enrollment specialist.