According to the U.S. Department of Labor's 2010-20 Occupational Outlook, accountants and auditors held over 1.2 million jobs nationally in 2010, with employment projected to grow by 16 percent between 2010 and 2020. The Internal Audit Certificate is designed to meet the market demand for qualified internal auditors and the desire by financial professionals and students to increase their internal auditing knowledge and skills. The certificate program is ideal for internal audit managers and staff who want to expand their current career prospects as well as for individuals who are considering a career transition into the field. This 9-course, 36-unit certificate aligns to the current Certified Internal Auditor (CIA®) examination topics and can help prepare individuals who are planning to pursue this globally recognized certification. The curriculum is also relevant for other leading internal audit certifications, including the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation and the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential. In addition, courses in this program are applicable for CPA candidates who must meet the new California "150-hour" educational requirement that is effective beginning 2014. To learn more, click here.

Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for a number of courses in the curriculum.

X120A Intermediate Accounting
X120B Intermediate Accounting
X120C Intermediate Accounting

Yvette de la Cruz
(310) 206-1654

Estimated Cost
Application & Candidacy Fee: $200.00*
Estimated Program Tuition: $6,885.00
Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $1,500.00
Estimated Total Cost: $8,585.00

*This program is open admission. The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the certificate for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and allows you to access a variety of program benefits.

Internship Available: No

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