Accounting Certificate


Certificate

Get a fast start on your Masters of Science in Accountancy or CPA requirement with a fully online accounting certificate. The country’s recent economic growth has increased the need for employees with accounting skills. With an accounting certificate, completed in only 6 months, you can quickly join the growing field of accountancy.

Who Should Attend

This program is for students who plan to purse a certificate, MSA or CPA but do not have the time or resources to commute to CSUSB. This certificate includes a component to prepare students for the CPA exam.

Certificate Completion

Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn a certificate of completion from California State University, San Bernardino and be prepared for the CPA exam.

Requirement

High School diploma

Additional Materials

Textbook and supplemental materials information coming soon...


Courses

All courses are academic credit that can be used toward a degree program.

  • ACCT 211 (Introductory Accounting I): 4 units
  • ACCT 212 (Introductory Accounting II): 4 units
  • ACCT 372 (Intermediate Accounting): 4 units
  • ACCT 373 (Problem Areas in Intermediate Accounting): 4 units
  • ACCT 374 (Reporting Issues in Intermediate Accounting): 4 units
  • ACCT 347 (Managerial Accounting): 4 units
  • ACCT 426 (Introduction to Taxation): 4 units
  • ACCT 440 (Financial Statement Auditing): 4 units
  • MGMT 230 (Business Law), substitute for ACCT 315: 4 units

Schedule of Courses

Tentative Schedule

Quarter/Year Course Date Courses Offered
Winter 2018 - Session 1 1/6 - 2/10/18 MGMT 230, ACCT 211, ACCT 212
Winter 2018 - Session 2 2/12 - 3/19/18 ACCT 347, ACCT 372
Spring 2018 - Session 1 4/2 - 5/5/18 ACCT 373, ACCT 440
Spring 2018 - Session 2 5/7 - 6/11/18 ACCT 374, ACCT 426
Summer 2018 - Session 1 6/20 - 7/25/18 MGMT 230, ACCT 211, ACCT 212
Summer 2018 - Session 2 7/28 - 9/1/18 ACCT 347, ACCT 372
Fall 2018 - Session 1 9/20 - 10/25/18 ACCT 373, ACCT 440
Fall 2018 - Session 2 10/29 - 12/3/18 ACCT 374, ACTT 426
Winter 2019 - Session 1 1/5 - 2/9/19 MGMT 230, ACCT 211, ACCT 212

Course waiver

Equivalent courses taken at other colleges or universities may be subsituted in place of courses in the program. There is no limit to the amount of courses that can be substituted.


Cost

$300 per unit.
Total program: $10,800 (9 courses, 36 units total)

Length of Program

6 months - Student is expected to take 2 classes each session in order to complete the program in 6 months.


Opportunities

  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounting
  • Auditing Clerks
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Senior Accounting Assistant
  • Staff Accountant
  • Financial Clerks