The Accounting Department offers a credit certificate in Accounting, designed to prepare individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree in a field other than accounting for entry into the accounting profession.
Prerequisites (21 units)
Admission to the University with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than accounting and completion of the lower division Business Administration core courses listed below with a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
Submission of transcripts or official grade reports for the following courses to the Department of Accounting for evaluation.
A minimum of 75 units, a minimum 2.5 grade point average, and minimum C grades in all accounting courses are required for completion of the program. Refer to the Undergraduate Studies: General Information section for general regulations governing all certificate programs.
U.S. Department of Education Gainful Employment Disclosure
Program: Accounting Occupations that this certificate program prepares students to enter:
- Accountant; SOC Code 13-2011; www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2011.01
- Budget Analyst; SOC Code 13-2031; www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2031.00
- Tax examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents; SOC Code 13-2081; www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2081.00
- Tax preparers; SOC Code 13-2082; www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2082.00 On-time graduation rate for students completing this program:
100% Costs of Attendance for the entire normal duration (six quarters, at two courses per quarter) of this certificate program:
Tuition and Fees: $11,152
Books and Supplies: $3,276 Median loan debt incurred by students who completed this certificate program:
Title IV loans: $0.00 Other educational dept (private educational loans and institutional financing):
$0.00 The job placement rate for students completing the program:
Data not available.