Online Cost Accounting Certificate

The online Cost Accounting 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 online 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. Stand-alone certificate programs are ineligible for financial aid.


 Course # Course TitleCredits
ACCT 130 Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 140 Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT 345 Cost Accounting (10-week course) 3
BLAW 140 Business Law I 3
ACCT 350 Accounting Information Systems 3
   Total Credits to Earn This Certificate: 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 888-269-6523 for more information.