Accounting Fundamentals

Get the basic concepts of Accounting with an emphasis on preparing individuals for career advancement by learning the latest technology and tools used in the industry.

This program is perfect for...

  • Individuals whose work would benefit from a greater financial understanding
  • Small businesses owners and employees who do not have a financial background
  • People looking to change careers who need a financial background

What you can learn.

  • Interpret accounting and financial data for use in planning business operations
  • Determine break-even sales as part of an understanding of fixed and variable costs
  • Prepare and interpret balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements
  • Understand the procedures for handling the acquisition and disposal of property, plant and equipment

What our certificates have done for our students.


feel a certificate helped them enhance their careers

1 out of 4

received a salary increase after starting a certificate program


switched careers after completing a certificate program


recommend a certificate program to others


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

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*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

Internships Available
Visa Requirement Applicable
VA Benefit Eligible
Financial Aid
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**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

This certificate is the foundation for three different stackable specializations within the Accounting discipline which include the Intermediate Accounting, Focuses in Accounting, and Advanced Accounting Specializations. These specializations along with a series of stackable Taxation Specializations will further assist individuals in pursuit of new careers and advancement opportunities.

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Additional Information

Corporate Training Discounts 
Employers who register 3 or more of their employees in a course are eligible for special discounts.

Discount for CalCPA Members
CalCPA members are eligible to receive a special 15% discount on our courses.

For more information, contact us at (310) 206-1654.

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