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Intermediate Accounting 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 Rate Cost Per Course* Total Program
General Public $1,387 $9,709
Partners and Family Members $995 $6,965
Veterans and Dependents $995 $6,965
Military Servicemembers and Dependents $750 $5,250
First Responders and Family Members $750 $5,250
Additional Fees
Fees Cost
Undergraduate Application $50**
eResources $85 per course

* All prices are subject to change. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for the most up to date pricing.
** Application fee waived for partners and immediate family members; military servicemembers and dependents; veterans and dependents; first responders and immediate family members.

Withdrawal and Refund Policy

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

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