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Accounting Certificate Courses & Tuition
Graduate Certificate <br />

Graduate Certificate

Accounting

Accounting Graduate Certificate Coursework

Our graduate Accounting Certificate coursework is designed so that you can earn the credentials and core competencies you need to move forward. You can earn a standalone graduate certificate or you can transfer the qualifying credit hours toward earning a master's degree.

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Required certificate courses (21 credit hours)

Accounting and Finance: Managerial Use and Analysis

Managerial Accounting

Intermediate Accounting I

Intermediate Accounting II

Federal Taxes and Management Decisions

External Auditing

Intermediate Accounting III

Accounting and Finance: Managerial Use and Analysis
ACCT504 – 3 credit hours
This course introduces core accounting and finance concepts, as well as tools used to summarize the accounting of business transactions into statements. Students use these tools to diagnose and document an organization's fiscal health, as well as examine financial analyses and statements for management control, decision-making and reporting.
Managerial Accounting
ACCT505 – 3 credit hours
Managerial Accounting focuses on developing, interpreting and applying accounting information for managerial decision-making. The course stresses using financial information within organizations for understanding and analyzing activities and operations. Students learn linkages between accounting information and management planning through cost analysis (including activity-based costing), operational and capital budgeting, and performance measurement.
Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT550 – 3 credit hours
This course deals with financial accounting practice and theory, including generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); the conceptual framework; accounting information systems, including financial statement reporting and disclosures; the time value of money; cash controls; and accounting and reporting for cash, receivables, inventories and long-term assets.
Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT551 – 3 credit hours
Intermediate Accounting II extends the coverage of ACCT550 to include investments; intangible assets; current and long-term liabilities; stockholders' equity; contributed capital and retained earnings; dilutive securities; and earnings per share.
Federal Taxes and Management Decisions
ACCT553 – 3 credit hours
This course deals with the need to recognize important tax consequences of common business transactions and how substantially different tax liabilities can result from nearly identical economic events. The course emphasizes practical results rather than technical compliance requirements to achieve those results.
External Auditing
ACCT555 – 3 credit hours
External Auditing deals with accepted principles, practices and procedures used by public accountants for certification of financial statements. The major focus is on external audit services; auditor and management responsibilities; professional standards of external auditors; evidence and procedures used by external auditors; and audit reports.
Intermediate Accounting III
ACCT557 – 3 credit hours
Intermediate Accounting III extends the coverage of ACCT551 to include revenue recognition; accounting for income taxes; pensions and postretirement benefits; leases; changes and error analysis; statement of cash flows; and disclosure issues.

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Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting Issues

Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting Issues
ACCT559 – 3 credit hours
This course covers financial accounting practice and theory in relation to consolidations; foreign currency transactions and financial statement translations; and partnership accounting, including formation, maintenance, reorganizations and liquidations.

FINANCING OPTIONS

There are many scholarships and other financial aid options available for qualifying students that may help make your graduate education more affordable. Click one of the links below for more info.