Online Certificate in Applied Accounting

General

Program Description

Overview

The Applied Accounting Certificate Program teaches students the accounting standards and principles needed to carry out the fundamental tasks of the accounting occupation – providing information to clients by preparing, analyzing, and verifying financial documents. This continuing education program is also designed to meet the accounting subjects educational requirements for students preparing to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination (CPA Exam) without seeking an advanced degree.

Who Should Attend

  • College graduates who need additional accounting subject courses to meet educational requirements for CPA exam
  • Accounting and Finance Managers
  • Budget and Financial Analysts
  • Internal Auditors
  • Professionals considering the CPA Exam
  • Anyone planning to pursue a career in accounting

Career Insight

Occupational summary for accountants and auditors in the United States.

  • Jobs: 1M (2016)
  • Projected Growth: 12.40% (2017-2027)
  • Annual Salary: $53k-$91k (25th-75th Percentile)

Program Benefits

  • Select individual courses or participate in the entire certificate program to satisfy accounting subject educational requirements for CPA Exam
  • Acquire a comprehensive set of accounting competencies
  • Interpret and create financial statements and reports for use in making business decisions
  • Solve complex accounting and business problems in practice

Required Courses

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Accounting in Business
  • Intermediate Accounting Theory and Practice I
  • Intermediate Accounting Theory and Practice II
  • Individual Federal Income Taxation
  • Corporate Federal Income Taxation
  • Auditing
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Advanced Accounting

Non-Certificate Courses

  • Ethics in Accounting

Last updated Oct 2019

About the School

In the U.S. News & World Report annual college survey, UC Irvine is ranked among the top 50 universities nationally, and ranks tenth among all public universities.

In the U.S. News & World Report annual college survey, UC Irvine is ranked among the top 50 universities nationally, and ranks tenth among all public universities. Read less
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