Oct 18, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

Advanced Accounting Certificate

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(30 semester hours minimum)

The Certificate provides more advanced courses in accounting, as compared to the Applied Accounting Certificate. Students will also be introduced to basic business concepts and develop the ability to be good problem solvers. An internship component provides practical work experience.

Learners who complete the Advanced Accounting Certificate will:

  • Understand, create and analyze basic financial statements
  • Demonstrate an understanding of tax law as it applied to the individual and business world
  • Be able to apply computer skills to business
  • Understand accounting system designs, and be able to set up a specific accounting system, including statements of income and retained earnings, balance sheets, and statements of cash flow
  • Understand individual business disciplines and their relationship to the world of business
  • Understand the principles of problem solving including creative and critical thinking, and apply these to both businesses and personal situations so as to be intelligent decision makers, individually and in groups

For more information, contact Program Coordinator Jennifer Oliver.


Program Requirements

Total Program Credits: 30




The candidate for this certificate must have placed at the College level on the Basic Skills Assessment in English and mathematics, or completed the recommended developmental coursework.

Prerequisites from the Certificate in Applied Accounting  

2 Please see the Program Coordinator for guidance

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