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General Business Studies with Concentration in Accounting

This program provides the foundational skills necessary for a career in accounting.

This program is perfect for...

  • Students who have completed requirements for another UCLA Extension certificate who wish to take courses in accounting for the concentration
  • Individuals with a personal interest in a management curriculum that focuses on accounting
  • Professionals required by their organization to take continuing-education courses
  • Current accounting professionals seeking new skills

What you can learn.

  • Ethics principles that apply to accounting professionals
  • How to manage a business to ensure its success
  • Contemporary management issues
  • Data-management technology

What our certificates have done for our students.

85%

recommend a certificate program to others

50%

switched careers after completing a certificate program

85%

feel a certificate helped them enhance their careers

1 out of 4

received a salary increase after starting a certificate program

Courses

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

Ethics Requirement
MGMT 891.02
Electives - Accounting

Students must take a minimum of 4 courses in Accounting or as many as nine for the concentration in Accounting. Courses must be numbered X 1-199 or X 400-499.

Electives - Management

Candidates must complete 36 units of coursework within the academic discipline of Management. A minimum of 4 courses (16 units) must be in Accounting. The remaining 5 courses can be any management courses of your choice numbered X 1-199 or X 400-499.

MGMT X 476.2
MGMT X 470.10
MGMT X 475.2
MGMT X 475.4
MGMT X 475.5
MGMT X 460.983
MGMT X 460.989
MGMT X 460.923
MGMT X 469.13
MGMT X 445.61
MGMT X 460.35
MGMT X 460.394
MGMT X 450.2
MGMT X 460.398
MGMT X 460.41
MGMT X 439.3
MGMT X 442.12
MGMT X 442.14
MGMT X 430.513
MGMT X 442.15
MGMT X 430.514
MGMT X 430.515
MGMT X 433.02
MGMT X 427.124
MGMT X 423.421
MGMT X 423.422
MGMT X 427.9
MGMT X 427.96
MGMT X 430.512
MGMT X 430.131
MGMT X 430.132
MGMT X 423.433
MGMT X 430.136
MGMT X 430.137
MGMT X 427.121
MGMT X 408.64
MGMT X 423
MGMT X 423.18
MGMT X 423.2
MGMT X 100
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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.

Application & Candidacy Fee

200.00

Estimated Program Tuition

7200.00

Estimated program textbook/materials

1000.00

*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
No
Visa Requirement Applicable
Yes
VA Benefit Eligible
Yes
Financial Aid
No
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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.

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