Accounting Specialist Fast Track Certificate Program


The Fastest Way to Advance 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 Specialist Fast Track Certificate Program you will:

  • Receive preferential enrollment status
  • Complete your certificate program in 18 months or less
  • Save 15% with our pre-pay pricing option, and waive the $125 certificate registration fee

You will be required to complete 20 units of academic course work.

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

Academic Units
Section Number
Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

To participate in the 18-month Accounting Specialist Fast Track Certificate Program, you must complete five courses, starting in Summer 2023 and ending in Fall 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.

Summer 2023: 231ACC506 Acc for Governmental & Non-Profit Orgs 
June 26-Sept 17, 2023

Fall 2023: 234ACC513 Financial Statement Analysis
Sep 18 - Dec 10, 2023

Winter 2024: 233ACC552 Ethics in Accounting
Jan 8 - Mar 31, 2024


Spring 2024: 224ACC505 Auditing
Apr 1 - Jun 23, 2024

Summer – Skip

Fall 2024: 242ACC550 Individual Income Taxation
Sep 16 - Dec 8, 2024

Enrollment Policies

Students enrolled in the Fast Track series receive a discounted program fee. Refund/Transfer Deadline: Requests to drop the Fast Track Program (or transfer to another offering) must be received by July 10, 2023. Refunds and/or enrollment transfers will not be approved after this 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.