Labor market analysts project a growing and sustained demand for qualified public accountants. Business and government organizations are seeking employees with a strong accounting background who can collect, analyze, and interpret financial data. Do you have what it takes?

This Professional Certificate Program Provides:

  • Short-term professional training in accounting and finance to individuals operating a business practice, or those who may desire to pursue an entry-level career in accounting.
  • Tools and principles in basic intermediate accounting as well as business law, financial statement analysis, and managerial accounting.

Additional Details

Program Course Schedule

Program Cost

The approximate cost of completion of this program is $3,300 (plus $1,000 for two recommended prerequisites courses). Individual course fees are paid upon enrollment. Estimated costs are subject to change and do not include fees for course materials. For more information visit our Help Center.



“The Extension classes I have taken benefited me professionally and personally. I would not have a successful career as a business officer at UCSB without the accounting certificate”

Giulia Brofferio