Accounting Fact Sheet

As an open enrollment program, there are no application or admission requirements and students may enter the program at any time. Courses are taught throughout the year at regional centers across Southern California. The program is open to anyone interested in pursuing a career in accounting, taxation or financial management.

Advisory Committee

Members of the Accounting Advisory Committee come from private and public organizations. The role of the Advisory Committee is to help shape the curriculum, lead the development of future offerings, identify trends in the discipline, expand partnership opportunities with organizations and professional associations, identify adjunct faculty and guest speakers to teach in the program, mentor students and expand the University's reach to new audiences.

Teaching Excellence

Following the University's decades-long tradition in professional business education, the Accounting Certificate program is staffed by practitioner faculty who combine years of professional expertise with the ability to teach and train others. Faculty are continually reviewed by students and administrators to ensure they provide the most up-to-date and relevant information in the field.

Academic Credit

Courses offer full academic credit, and students may be able to apply these units toward an undergraduate or graduate degree at most colleges and universities. All degree programs have unique requirements, so students are encouraged to speak with an academic advisor at their home institution to ensure the applicability of the program to their degree.

Requirements for Becoming a CPA

It is important to note that there are additional requirements for becoming a CPA. Please visit the following website for further details:

California Board of Accountancy

For information, contact or 909-748-8868.