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Intermediate Accounting Certificate

ONLINE UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE

Intermediate Accounting Certificate Program Description

This Intermediate Accounting Certificate 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 the Intermediate Accounting Certificate 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) prior to enrolling in this certificate. This accounting 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.

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Intermediate Accounting Certification Prerequisites

Students will have met course prerequisites (Accounting I and Accounting II) prior to enrolling in this certificate.

Intermediate Accounting Certificate Program Outcomes

Successful completion of the Intermediate Accounting 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

Intermediate Accounting Certificate Curriculum

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

  • Intermediate Accounting 1 (Prerequisite: Accounting II)
  • Intermediate Accounting 2 (Prerequisite: Intermediate Accounting 1)
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Advanced Accounting & Reporting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment Management

Tuition and Fees - Online Undergraduate Certificates

Tuition
Student Group Cost Per Course* Total Program
General Public $1,449 $10,143
Partners1 and Immediate Family Members2 $1,041 $7,287
Military Servicemembers3 and Dependents2, Full-time DoD and Coast Guard Civilian Employees4 and Immediate Family Members2 $750 $5,250
Veterans5 and Dependents2 $1,041 $7,287
First Responders6 and Immediate Family Members2 $750 $5,250
Additional Fees
Fees Cost
Undergraduate Application
once per program, non-refundable
$50 ($100 international)**
e-Resources Fee $85 per course***
Transcript Fee $8 per official transcript
Petition to Graduate Fee
once per program, non-refundable
$95
Commencement Fee
once per program, non-refundable
$100
Course Re-enrollment Fee Standard tuition rates apply
Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) Fee
California students only
$2.50 per one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of institutional charges

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

** Application fee waived for the following groups (including their immediate family members/dependents2): partners1, military servicemembers3, DOD & USCG employees4, veterans5, first responders6.

*** e-Resources fee waived for the following groups (including their immediate family members/dependents2): military servicemembers3, DOD & USCG employees4


1 Employees, immediate family members of employees, and in some cases members of organizations that have engaged in a formal educational partnership agreement with Cambridge College.

2 Dependents and immediate family members are defined as the spouse and children.

3 A member of the United States Armed Forces (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, Space Force) that is currently serving on active duty, Guard or Reserve status. Members of the Guard and Reserves must be drilling members or on active duty. Servicemembers that are in the Inactive Ready Reserve (IRR) are not considered as currently serving for purposes of the military benefit but may qualify for the veteran benefit.

4 General schedule employees of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the United States Coast Guard.

5 Prior servicemember of the United States Armed Forces (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, Space Force) separated under other than dishonorable conditions. Servicemembers that are in the Inactive Ready Reserve (IRR) may qualify for the veteran benefit.

6 All first responders, including law enforcement, fire fighters, emergency medical services, and emergency management.

Withdrawal and Refund Policy

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

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