Online Graduate Certificates

Accounting Foundations

Gies College of Business

In this 12-credit-hour Accounting Foundations Graduate Certificate, you will grow in your technical knowledge of financial and managerial accounting while also shaping professional skills like critical thinking, communication, leadership, and decision-making.

Led by top-ranked faculty in the field, you’ll study the principles, concepts, and methods that govern professional accounting. Experiential learning opportunities give you the chance to apply what you’ve learned to real-world problems. This program helps prepare you to launch or advance in your professional accounting career.

The program, comprised of two required courses and one elective course, can be completed in as few as eight months.

Courses details

Required courses:

  • ACCY 501: Accounting Analysis I
  • ACCY 502: Accounting Analysis II

Elective Courses:

  • ACCY 500: Accounting Measurement, Reporting, and Control
  • ACCY 503: Managerial Accounting
  • ACCY 517: Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation