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Accounting Foundations
Undergraduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online undergraduate certificate program in accounting foundations at University of Maryland Global Campus can help you develop the skills and knowledge needed for business transactions, including critical thinking skills for analysis and reporting of the economic activities of an organization.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 220)
  •  
    (3 Credits, ACCT 221)
  • Choose four courses from the following:
    • Any ACCT or FINC course

    • (3 Credits, BMGT 110)

    • (3 Credits, CMIS 102)

    • (3 Credits, DATA 200)

    • (3 Credits, ECON 201)

    • (3 Credits, ECON 203)

    • (3 Credits, IFSM 201)

    • (3 Credits, STAT 200)

    • (3 Credits, WRTG 112)
Career Preparation
Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Up to 9
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

 

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

 

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Accounting
Bachelor of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


If you have a way with numbers and are in search of a career that is always in demand, start earning a Bachelor of Science in accounting at University of Maryland Global Campus. All companies and agencies need accounting departments to keep their finances on track, so with an accounting degree, you’ll have a wide range of directions to choose from. Develop skills in managerial accounting, budgeting, accounting systems, internal controls, financial analysis, financial reporting, auditing, and more.

Program Highlights
  • Make smart decisions: Identify, test, and validate processes, systems, and financial data.
  • Dive into data: Research, prepare, analyze, and review financial and business data.
  • Study real-world issues: Examine federal financial statements, operation reviews, RFPs, and reports related to fraud and ethics.
  • Communicate effectively: Communicate with financial and nonfinancial audiences in a concise manner.
  • Apply best practices: Analyze business intelligence, data management, and analytics to improve results.
  • Understand business ethics: Develop ethical decision-making models for business practices by addressing current and emerging issues.
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 220)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 221)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 310)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 311)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 321)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 323)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 326)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 410) or any upper-level ACCT course

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 422)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 424)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 436) or any upper-level ACCT course

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 438) or any upper-level ACCT course

Related Required Courses

The following required courses may be applied to general education or elective requirements:


  • (3 Credits, BMGT 364)

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 380)

  • (3 Credits, ECON 201)

  • (3 Credits, ECON 203)

  • (3 Credits, FINC 330)

  • (3 Credits, MRKT 310)

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 411) or
    (3 Credits, BMGT 496)

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 293) or
    (3 Credits, COMM 390) or
    (3 Credits, WRTG 394)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for accounting careers and certifications in a wide range of industries as well as at corporations and nonprofit and government organizations.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
120
Transfer Credits
Up to 90
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

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Business Analytics
Undergraduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Today's employers are looking to hire professionals who possess data analytics skills, and can inform and enhance decision-making within corporations, non-profits, government agencies, or the military. The online undergraduate certificate in business analytics at University of Maryland Global Campus is a valuable credential for career changers who are looking to enter the field of data science. This certificate pairs well with majors such as cybersecurity, finance, accounting, marketing, healthcare, biotechnology, and environmental management, and provides a foundation in the principles, concepts, and applications underlying business analytics, data transformation, data insight extraction, data visualization, and clear communication of data analytics process and results.

Program Highlights

This certificate pairs well with majors such as cybersecurity, finance, accounting, marketing, healthcare, biotechnology, and environmental management, and provides a foundation in the principles, concepts, and applications underlying business analytics, data transformation, data insight extraction, data visualization, and clear communication of data analytics process and results.

Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 200)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 320)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 330)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 335)
  • Take one of the following courses:

    • (3 Credits, CSIA 300)

    • (3 Credits, DATA 300)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you enhance your data-specific career skill set.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Up to 9
Format
  • All courses available online
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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