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Accounting & Finance
Online Post Graduate Certificate Program

8 Mo.

Program length


Online

Format

16

Credits


$536

Cost Per Credit

Expand your business credentials with a post-graduate certificate

AccreditationAccredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Transfer creditUp to 12 approved credits
CertificationPrepare to earn the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
PathwaysPathways to continued post-graduate education
Waived enrollment fee Classes start March 6th
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Program

Become the Financial Visionary Your Organization Needs with an Accounting Graduate Certificate Online

Don’t just report on your organization’s financial status—help shape its future with the advanced accounting and finance skills taught in Herzing University’s Post-Master’s Certificate in Accounting and Finance. In as few as 8 months of online study, you can:

  • Gain exposure to new technologies that support accounting and finance
  • Learn to analyze existing accounting systems and develop new ones
  • Develop strategic decision-making skills for leveraging financial assets and instruments
  • Learn techniques for modeling financial accounting data
  • Strengthen your knowledge of regulation, legislation and compliance issues

In addition, the course content in this program is designed to help you prepare to earn Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). This intensive, short-term program offers life-long benefits for your career.

Classes Start March 6th

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Curriculum

Graduate Certificate in Accounting and Finance Curriculum

Whether you are building on an established career in the field or have just decided to become an accountant, our post graduate certificate program offers the knowledge you need—all in as little as one to three semesters of study.

The curriculum covers 16 credit hours of course content. Courses include:

  • Finance and Accounting for Decision-Making or Technology and Innovation
  • Accounting in the Organization
  • Corporate Financial Planning
  • Financial Decision Analysis and Support
  • Global Business Perspectives
ProgramMonthsiCredits
Post Master's Certificate in Accounting and Finance816

i. Average number of months for students to complete program. Program availability varies by location.

Required Courses

All courses, 16.00 semester credit hours, are required.

or  Semester Credit Hours: 3.00

Tuition & Cost

Tuition & Cost

When you accept the 10% tuition discount from our Financial Commitment Scholarship, the cost of tuition for the Post Master's Certificate in Accounting program is $536 per credit.1

You can potentially earn even greater savings by transferring credit from prior college coursework, applying for financial aid, or potential partnership opportunities through your employer.

Our goal is your career advancement. That’s why we are always working to improve our curriculum and processes to make our program as affordable as possible while preparing you best for success in your work.

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 Scholarships & Financial Aid

You may be eligible for multiple scholarships and grants, both through Herzing University and several national scholarship websites.

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 Military/Veteran Discounts

Veterans, Active Duty U.S. Servicemembers, and spouses may qualify for a 10% tuition discount or tuition reduction to $250 per credit.

VA/Military benefits 

i. Financial Commitment Scholarship eligibility requirements: Recommended that students limit student loan borrowing to only what is needed to cover the cost of tuition and fees. Students may borrow up to $2,000 in student loans in excess of tuition and fees to cover their cost of attendance and retain eligibility for this scholarship. Excess loan eligibility dependent on individual student situation.

Requirements

Admission Requirements

Herzing University's Post-Master's Certificate programs are open candidates who have completed a Master’s degree or higher in a business related discipline from an accredited institution.

 

Eligible states for enrollment: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Classes Start March 6th

Waived Enrollment Fee
Benefits

Why Herzing

The graduate certificate in Accounting and Finance is for experienced professionals who hold an MBA or other business-related master’s degree. Benefits include:

  • Convenient, flexible online study
  • The same industry-experienced instructors who teach our MBA courses
  • Course content that prepares you to earn globally recognized, industry-standard professional certification after completion

Whether you are building on an established career in the field or have just decided to specialize in accounting and finance, Herzing University's post graduate certificate program offers the knowledge you need—all in as little as one to three semesters of study.

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Post Master's Certificate - Accounting Degree Programs

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This program prepares an existing or emerging organizational or team leader with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for management positions in various business enterprises.  The Post-Master's Certificate in Accounting and Finance is designed to prepare the graduate to sit for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). The CMA is the globally recognized, advanced-level credential appropriate for accountants and financial professionals in business. Achieving the CMA demonstrates your professional expertise in financial planning, analysis, control, decision support, and professional ethics.

It is important to note that this certificate program, even when combined with the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Herzing University, may not fulfill all of the requirements for graduates to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam or apply for licensure in some states or jurisdictions. Many states require a specific number of graduate accounting classes as well as specific graduate accounting courses. Others may require several years of professional experience. This program is not designed to fulfill any of those requirements.

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Accreditations

Accreditations & Disclosures

Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Eligible states for enrollment: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

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The program has an automatic transfer of credits, and allows you to transfer up to additional credits.

  Transfer Credits

The program allows you to transfer up to credits.

  Transfer Credits

The program allows you to transfer up to credit hours.

  Transfer Credit Hours
Post-Masters Certificate - Accounting Online Campus
Tuition
Cost per Credit$595.00
Base Tuition$9,520.00
Savings from Transfer Credits (9 x $595.00 )(-$5,355.00)
Estimated Tuition Cost*$4,165.00
Fees
One-time Program Fee$0.00
Per-semester Program Fee$0.00
Per-semester Learner Resource Fee$490.00
Estimated Total Fee*$980.00
Total Semesters 1
RequiredNeeded
22
Total Credits
RequiredNeeded
167
Estimated Cost 2
Base CostYour Cost
$10,500.00$5,145.00
Estimated Savings*
$5,355.00

Available Scholarships

Who Can Apply

Any student in a degree-seeking program that makes on-time, out of pocket payments toward tuition and fee expenses.

Requirements

The amount of the payments made that exceed the amount of excess loan funding received will be used to calculate total award. Eligible students must make on-time payments, according to a predetermined payment plan. Restrictions may vary.

  • Matching percentage is based on student’s EFC at the time of application.
  • Student’s with a Pell eligible EFC will receive a 100% match
  • Students will non-Pell eligible EFC will receive 50% match
  • Students who do no complete the FAFSA will automatically qualify for the 50% match.
Who Can Apply

Herzing is excited to award this scholarship during the season on giving. This scholarship is available to new, current, or re-enrolled student applicants.

Requirements

Must maintain continuous enrollment and submit online form. Recipients are chosen at random. For more information, please contact your Financial Advisor.


Questions?

Reach out to a member of the Financial Aid team at the Online campus:

Financial Aid Team
(866) 508-0748
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1 

Actual semesters to complete are dependent upon university approved transfer credits and program mapping.

2 

Estimated program length, estimated number of semesters, and estimated program shown above are standard by program for each student based on: a student taking a full-time course load each semester, the student not having any transfer credits (from previous Herzing experiences or from other post-secondary institutions), and successful completion of each course.

Current tuition rates for Nursing programs are effective through the Summer 2022 semester, and tuition rates for all non-Nursing programs are effective through the Fall 2022 semester.