Nonprofit organizations represent one of the fastest-growing sectors of our economy. This course examines the core principles and practices of nonprofit accounting.
What you can learn.
- Learn about the accounting requirements of specific types of nonprofit organizations including hospitals, colleges and universities, health and welfare organizations
- Review the requirements for organizations both for-profit and non-profit, which receive government assistance in the form of contracts, grants, guaranties, or other assistance
About this course:Nonprofit organizations represent one of the fastest-growing sectors of our economy. This fact makes it increasingly important for auditors, managers, and CPAs in public, private, and nonprofit firms to understand how nonprofits measure financial performance and how they differ from for-profit organizations. This course examines the core principles and practices of nonprofit accounting and summarizes the accounting requirements and practices of specific types of nonprofit organizations, including hospitals, colleges and universities, health and welfare organizations, and nonprofit and for-profit organizations that receive government assistance in the form of contracts, guaranties, grants, or assistance that may be subject to federal audit requirements. Other topics include the general characteristics and operational environment of nonprofit organizations; applying generally accepted standards and principles; and financial statements, audit guides, and recent changes in nonprofit accounting and reporting rules.
Summer 2021 Schedule
Course content is delivered through an online learning platform where you can engage with your instructor and classmates. There are no required live meetings, but assignments are due regularly.
34 hours of MCLE credit available.
Business-related elective in the Accounting Certificate.
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.