DeVry University

Graduate Certificate - Accounting

DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management Certificate program in Accounting provides accounting professionals with the opportunity to strengthen their skills and knowledge for career advancement purposes without earning a master's degree. Learn more about this certificate program here.

Official Program Name:

Certificate program in Accounting

School Offering Program:

DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Students enrolled in Keller's programs may need to satisfy minimum requirements before beginning the program, including having already earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Prospective students should hold a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance and have some experience in a corporate setting.

Program Description:

The Certificate program in Accounting at Keller Graduate School of Management is designed to build management, decision-making, and analytical skills that can be applied to leadership positions in the field. The program is comprised of seven courses covering methods and techniques used in organizational cost analysis, budget planning, financial reporting, auditing, and business transaction analysis. Other topics addressed in the curriculum include accounting information systems, financial statement preparation, accounting principles, inventory management, assets and liabilities, investment strategies, and business tax compliance. Students enrolled in the master's degree program have the option of earning this certificate while pursuing their advanced degree.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based.

Minimum Credits Required:

21 credit hours.

Financial Aid Available:

DeVry University offers millions in scholarship opportunities to qualified students. Additional financial aid, military service grants, veterans appreciation grants, federal grants, and institutional grants, are available to qualifying students. Eligible students can apply for Federal Stafford or PLUS loans.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Course Topics Covered:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Keller to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program. Course topics covered in the Certificate program in Accounting could include:

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • External Auditing
  • Federal Taxes and Management Decisions
  • Accounting and Finance: Managerial Use and Analysis
  • Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting Issues

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Upon completion of Keller Graduate School of Management Certificate program in Accounting, graduates could seek management or executive positions in corporate accounting or finance departments. They could assume leadership roles in auditing, tax compliance, inventory control, budgeting, or cost analysis.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Managerial accountant
  • Tax compliance specialist
  • Auditing manager
  • Accounting systems analyst
  • Inventory control manager