Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting

The Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting is an 18-credit program that provides students with a solid foundation in the field of accounting. The program is offered completely online and designed to transfer easily into the Accounting degree program at Thomas Edison State University.

Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting Credit Distribution

Required courses Credits
Principles of Financial Accounting 3
Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
Intermediate Accounting I 3
Intermediate Accounting II 3
Students select six (6) credits from the following
  • Advanced Accounting (3)
  • Tax Accounting/Federal Income Taxation (3)
  • Cost Accounting (3)
Total 18

NOTE: For non-degree enrolled students, at  least 50% of the credits required for an undergraduate certificate must be earned at Thomas Edison State University. Application of any transferred credits is at the discretion of the Dean.

Up to 9 credits (50 percent) of the 18 credit certificate may be older than 7 years from the most current date of application to the University. Any additional older credits applicable to the certificate area of study would have to undergo a currency review.