Management Accounting, Undergraduate Certificate

Students earning the Management Accountant certificate will have the ability to guide decisions, manage risk, and monitor performance; measure organization's performance against standards and regulations and provide expert advice and reporting; knowing how to enhance organizational success by using relevant technology and analyzing data; function across many arenas to improve company-wide operations; inspire and guide a team to achieve the goals of the organization.

This is an advanced certificate that builds on two lower level accounting certificates. This series of accounting certificates can strengthen the resume of accounting graduates by having specific accounting skills recognized. These certificates also allow non accounting majors to add on accounting credentials to supplement their major. The courses in this certificate can be applied to a major in Accounting.

View course descriptions in the University Course Catalog:

Program Details

  • Level: Undergraduate; Advanced Level
  • Eligibility: Current WP Students; Non-WP Students
  • Credit or Non-Credit: 12 college credits (4 courses)
  • Instruction Method: Traditional and online courses available
  • Average Time to Completion: Three semesters; summers optional

Skills Developed*

  • Leadership
  • Technology
  • Critical Thinking

*Categories based on the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) key competencies

Noteworthy Careers Supported by this Certificate

  • Management Accountant
  • Management Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Cost Accountant
  • Accounting Manager
  • Corporate Controller
  • Chief Financial Officer

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