This is for graduating seniors who might be interested in getting the upper-level accounting credits needed to sit for the CPA exam through this program either this summer or during the school year. We are still accepting applications for both programs and I am happy to talk with students directly about the program.
Malia L. Morrison
Assistant Director, Academic Programs | UW Professional & Continuing Education
p. 206.616.4720 | f. 206.543.3552 | keeplearning.uw.edu
Certificate in Accounting at University of Washington
Developed in partnership with the Foster School of Business and UW Professional & Continuing Education
Learn to prepare accounting information for internal and external use at different types of organizations. Gain a thorough understanding of financial accounting principles and practices and apply these concepts to business scenarios. Study the process used to effectively audit financial statements. Build your managerial competency by learning cost accounting techniques, and establish a framework to evaluate how tax implications affect business decisions. This certificate is the equivalent of six upper-level accounting courses and earns you 18 500-level credits. Upon completion, you will earn the upper-level accounting credits required to sit for the CPA exam in Washington.
Program Dates and Location
Summer Intensive Certificate: June 22 – Aug 27, 2015, M-F 9am-2:30pm
Academic Year Certificate: Sept 30, 2015 – June 10, 2016, W 6-9pm, every other Sat 9-12am
Both programs are offered at the UW Seattle campus in Paccar Hall
Intermediate Financial Accounting I, II, III
Concepts and principles of financial accounting; analysis of controversies and problems related to the measurement of enterprise income and asset and liability valuation.
Introduction to the attest function; the environment, process and report of the public auditor; potential extensions of the attest function.
Introduction to the theory of cost accounting; job order, process and standard cost systems; overhead accounting; problems in accumulation and allocation of costs; decision making with cost data.
Tax Effects of Business Decisions
Issues in taxation, including tax considerations in business decision-making, tax effects of business transactions, taxation of compensation, fringe benefits, capital gains, fixed asset transactions and disposition of business distribution from corporations.
Participants who successfully complete this program with a grade of 2.7 or above earn a certificate and 18 graduate-level quarter-credits in accounting at the University of Washington.
Applications accepted on a rolling basis for summer 2015 until June 3 and for Fall 2015 until September 9.
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
2. Academic credit in financial accounting principles with a grade of at least 2.7 and managerial accounting. Classes should be at least 5 quarter-credits or 3 semester-credits.
Summer Intensive Program: $5,499
Evening Program: $6,399
More Information and Application
Malia Morrison, Program Manager