Certificate in Accounting–Advanced
This program is no longer accepting new applications.
As part of its ongoing curriculum review and refresh to better serve its students, UMUC has eliminated some of its undergraduate certificate programs. Current students have been contacted to ensure timely completion of the program or to discuss alternative programs of interest.
If you are enrolled in this program, please use the curriculum requirements below to track your success as you complete your certificate. Contact your academic advisor if you have any questions.
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The advanced accounting certificate is designed to meet the needs of accounting professionals who want to enhance their accounting skills. Before starting the certificate program, students are encouraged to take courses in economics, basic mathematics, and statistics in addition to fulfilling all prerequisites. With appropriate choice of courses, this certificate may be completed while pursuing the Bachelor of Science in accounting.
Note: Courses may be applied to only one certificate; some prerequisites may need to be fulfilled before beginning certificate courses.
Four required courses:
- ACCT 310 Intermediate Accounting I (3)
- ACCT 311 Intermediate Accounting II (3)
- ACCT 417 Federal Income Tax II (3)
- ACCT 422 Auditing Theory and Practice (3)
A supporting elective chosen from the following: 3
- ACCT 321 Cost Accounting
- ACCT 323 Federal Income Tax I
- ACCT 326 Accounting Information Systems
- ACCT 410 Accounting for Government and Not-for-Profit Organizations
- ACCT 411 Ethics and Professionalism in Accounting
- ACCT 424 Advanced Accounting
- ACCT 425 International Accounting
- ACCT 426 Advanced Cost Accounting
- ACCT 427 Advanced Auditing
- ACCT 436 Internal Auditing
- FINC 330 Business Finance
A second supporting elective chosen from the above list: 3
Total credits for certificate in Accounting—Advanced: 18
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