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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting

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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.


  • 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.
  • Completion of these prerequisites, total 21 units: ACCT 2100, ACCT 2110, CIS 1200,ECON 2010,ECON 2020,ECON 2090,FIN 2050

Requirements for the Certificate (54 units)

U.S. Department of Education Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program: Accounting
Occupations that this certificate program prepares students to enter:
- Accountant; SOC Code 13-2011;
- Budget Analyst; SOC Code 13-2031;
- Tax examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents; SOC Code 13-2081;
- Tax preparers; SOC Code 13-2082;
On-time graduation rate for students completing this program:
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):
The job placement rate for students completing the program:
Data not available.

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