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Graduate Certificate in Accounting

Program Details

Golden Gate University offers the online Graduate Certificate in Accounting. This program provides fundamental accounting knowledge that can provide a competitive edge and increased career potential. The certificate may fulfill the education requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant examinations. It is ideal for those wanting a fast track to take the CPA or CMA exams, or for working professionals looking to maximize the return on their education investment.


  • Hold an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited US institution or the equivalent from a recognized foreign (outside the US) institution
  • Demonstrate academic and professional capability to study at the graduate level
  • Possess quantitative, writing, and computing skills needed to succeed in a competitive and dynamic environment
  • Satisfy any additional criteria as required for admission to a specific degree program

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission