Accounting Principles Fast Track Certificate Program


The Fastest Way to Advance Your Career in Accounting

UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education's “Fast Track” Certificate format is a convenient way to save money, accelerate your training and quickly advance your career. When you enroll in the Accounting Principles Fast Track Certificate Program you will:

  • Receive preferential enrollment status
  • Complete your certificate program in 15 months or less
  • Save 15% with our pre-pay pricing option, and waive the $125 certificate registration fee

You will be required to complete 16 units of academic course work.

For general information about our Fast Track option, please visit the Fast Track FAQ page.

Academic Units
Section Number
Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

To participate in the 15-month Accounting Principles Fast Track Certificate program, you must complete four courses, starting in Winter 2023 and ending in Winter 2024, as listed below. To participate in the Fast Track option, enroll in this section, pay for the program (at the discounted Fast Track rate) and our academic advisers will place you in the courses listed below.

Winter 2023: 223ACC501 Principles of Financial Accounting
Spring 2023: SKIP
Summer 2023: 231ACC504 Intermediate Accounting - Part 1
Fall 2023: 232ACC507 Intermediate Accounting - Part 2
Winter 2024: 233ACC503 Principles of Cost Accounting

Enrollment Policies

Students enrolled in the Fast Track series receive a discounted program fee. If your plans change, a request to drop (or transfer) to another offering of a series or course must be received within two weeks of the course start date.

Requests to drop the Fast Track Program received after the refund/transfer deadline will be processed with a refund of your balance after the following deductions: full course fee for each class started or completed in the program, $30 administrative fee, and $125 certificate registration fee.

Contact Jennifer Knudsen, to discuss changes to your Fast Track series of courses.