This certificate is designed for entrepreneurs, small business owners and others who need an introduction to the internal accounting needs of business. Decision making, budgeting, planning, financial modeling and cost-volume-profit patterns are emphasized.

Our cost accounting certificate will:

  • Introduce you to the foundations of accounting knowledge
  • Prepare you to create financial reports useful for managers
  • Provide insights and skills needed to plan and budget for an organization's future
  • Teach you to logically use accounting information to make non-routine decisions
  • Prepare you to manage and value an organization's inventory
  • Give you skills to make effective decisions about long-term investments for the company's future

Note: Federal financial aid is only available for associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs. Standalone certificate programs are ineligible for financial aid.


Course #TitleCredits
ACCT 130Financial Accounting3
ACCT 140Managerial Accounting3
ACCT 340Cost Accounting I3
ACCT 341Cost Accounting II3
ACCT 350Accounting Information Systems3
  TOTAL 15

* Some courses in this certificate program may have prerequisites. Please click on the course name for a description and prerequisite information. If prerequisites are listed that are not currently part of the certificate program please call an admissions representative at 888-545-3459 for more information.