Earn CPE Credits with Gies Online Programs

At the University of Illinois, we make the process of earning CPE credits easy and affordable. We offer many different types of courses in which you can earn CPE Credits.

We are licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation as a Public Accountant CPE Sponsor. CPAs who are licensed in Illinois and any states who have reciprocal agreements are eligible to earn CPE credits with our courses. Our flexible offerings provide CPE credit (hours of credit vary by course).

Upon completion of the course, you can request CPE credit by submitting this online form.

  • Self-paced and live course options available
  • Extensive collection of accounting and business courses
  • For-credit courses can be applied to a future Gies online master's degree

Non-credit certificates

You can earn CPE credits through our non-credit certificates. In these programs, you will engage in practical skills-based learning that will provide you new perspectives through real-world scenarios.

Self-study courses through Coursera

CPE credits are available for those who attend our self-study courses available online on Coursera. These flexible, self-paced courses are offered multiple times throughout the year and do not have a live facilitator.

Live for-credit courses

Live for-credit courses include and expand upon the self-study component found on Coursera. Through these graduate-level accounting courses, you will earn not only CPE credits but also university credit. Any credit earned from these courses can be applied in the future to the Online Master of Science in Accountancy, pending admission to the program.

Course offerings

Our extensive course catalog allows you to explore a wide variety of accounting and business topics. We offer self-study courses at only $26 per CPE hour and live courses at $57 per CPE hour. Course offerings subject to change.

  • Audit Courses
  • Data Analytics Courses
  • Financial Accounting Courses
  • Tax Accounting Courses
  • Other Accounting Courses

This is just a selection of courses available for CPE credits. If you are interested in a specific type of course, please contact us for more options.