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Intermediate Accounting Certificate

21 Credits - 7 Courses

Certificate Description

This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to identify industry trends and evaluate the impact of those trends at a corporate and industry level. It is also intended to enhance accounting proficiencies and provide students with the ability to develop corporate level financial documents, as well as the ability to critically analyze and synthesize information found in complex accounting and financial reports. Ethical decision-making, as it relates to financial reporting, is an integral theme of this program.

The Intermediate Accounting Certificate was designed for individuals with 3-5 years of experience and/or undergraduate level coursework in accounting and finance. Students will have met course prerequisites (Accounting I and Accounting II and College Algebra) prior to enrolling in this certificate. This certificate will appeal to those who want to shift their career path into accounting and finance within the financial services industry as well as those who are currently employed in the industry and require advanced skills to move into higher level management positions.

Program Outcomes

Successful completion of this certificate program is designed to prepare the student to:

  • Research, analyze, and prepare corporate level reports and financial statements according to GAAP.
  • Apply accounting and finance concepts and principles to the corporate financial structure.
  • Prepare reports pertaining to long-term investments, tangible and intangible assets.
  • Evaluate accounting procedures from the perspective of a financial accountant, a trust administrator, and a manager.
  • Identify the expanded product line offered via financial service markets.
  • Identify and apply regulatory and compliance regulations

Curriculum

This seven course certificate includes the following three-credit courses:

  • ACC 301 Intermediate Accounting 1 (Prerequisite: Accounting II)
  • ACC 302 Intermediate Accounting 2 (Prerequisite: Intermediate Accounting 1)
  • ACC 303 Federal Income Tax
  • ACC 206 Accounting Information Systems
  • ACC 401 Advanced Accounting & Reporting
  • FIN 305 Corporate Finance
  • FIN 401 Investment Management
Tuition (Effective January 1, 2017)
Tuition Cost Per Course* Total Program
General Public $1,455 $10,185
Partners $1,085 $7,595
Additional Fees
Fees Cost
Undergraduate Application $50 (one-time)
eResources $50 per course

*All prices are subject to change. Please refer to the Academic Catalog (.pdf) for the most up-to-date pricing.

Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Please refer to the Academic Catalog (.pdf) for withdrawal and refund policy information.

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