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The undergraduate certificate program in accounting is designed to enhance students' accounting knowledge, expand their career opportunities, fulfill the accounting education requirements for the CPA or CMA examination, or satisfy the admission requirements for one of our graduate accounting programs. Students will gain an expansive knowledge of state and federal accounting standards and information systems through both theoretical and practical applications.


All 18 units must be upper-division accounting (100-level, prefix ACCTG) and must be taken at Golden Gate University with a grade of C or better. Students intending to apply to the Master of Accountancy (MAc) program must attain at least a 3.0 (B) overall GPA in courses which are part of the MAc foundation.


Please note that some courses taken as part of certificate programs will have prerequisites. These prerequisites must be satisfied (through transfer of equivalent coursework or through taking the courses at Golden Gate) before the certificate courses can be completed.

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