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Online Undergraduate Certificate

Accounting Foundations

Accounting Foundations
Undergraduate Certificate
  • 18 credits
  • Transfer up to 9 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $318 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Develop an understanding of accounting principles, business, and management.

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.


Total Credits Required: 18

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 220)
  •  (3 Credits, ACCT 221)
  • Choose four courses from the following:
    • Any ACCT or FINC course
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 110)
    • 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)

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2023–2024 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Undergraduate Certificate Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each certificate webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all certificates.

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