|Graduate-level Certificate Programs in Accounting and Other Majors|
Graduate-level certificate programs are designed to help participants further their education and advance their careers. The programs enable those who have already earned a Bachelor’s degree in business administration or other major, to earn a certificate in one of UWest’s professional tracks by completing a set of seven targeted courses (21 units). Through the programs, participants acquire in-depth knowledge, practical skills, and first-hand experience in the selected area of studies.
GRADUATE-LEVEL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN ACCOUNTING.
This special program is designed for students to prepare a career in accounting or related field. Particularly, it is designed to help students fulfill the requirements to take CPA exams. Students need to complete at least 21 units of courses to receive the Graduate-level Certificate. Six (6) units of upper-division undergraduate courses can be counted toward the Certificate requirement upon approval of the Department Chair. Program prerequisite courses may not be applied toward the required units.
Prerequisites (6 units):
BUS 210 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3) and BUS 307 Managerial Accounting (3).
Undergraduate Accounting Major courses (at most 6 units can be counted toward the Certificate requirements):
Graduate-level courses in Accounting (at least 12 units):
GRADUATE-LEVEL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN OTHER CONCENTRATIONS.
Based on the students’ needs, the Department can also offer a graduate-level Certificate program in other concentrations such as Management and Marketing. The course requirements and structure of the courses will be similar to the previous Certificate program in Accounting.