Accounting, Certificate | Part time online | University of California, Riverside | United States
12 months
6695 USD/year
6695 USD/year
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Open a new door in your accounting career and acquire knowledge and skills you can use in companies large and small, government offices or the nonprofit sector with this Professional Certificate in Accounting at the University of California, Riverside. 


The demand for accountants is rising in all types of organizations and industries. Add a new professional designation to your title, keep up on current trends, and challenge yourself to be the best in your field  with this Professional Certificate in Accounting at the University of California, Riverside. 

What You'll Learn

  • Master tax planning, budget analysis, financial statement preparation, and auditing.
  • Understand and be able to apply important accounting principles to private, public and nonprofit organizations.
  • Meet legal and regulatory requirements necessary to perform public accounting functions for clients.
  • Be able to analyze financial statements.
  • Be prepared to advise clients regarding important financial reporting requirements, strategic financial decisions and other matters related to accounting practice.

What You Can Do With This Certificate

Positions are available in a variety of industries, and can be found in firms, corporations, government, or nonprofit organizations. They might include:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit Organizations 
  • Cost Accounting


Designed For

  • Individuals working in the financial services industry
  • Business students
  • Financial assistants

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • All applications must be received 12 days prior to the program start date.


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Prior to enrolling, please ensure that you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • High school education or equivalent
  • English Proficiency: TOEFL 550; 80iBT / IELTS 6.5 / Duolingo 100

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6695 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6695 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6695 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6695 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


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