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Finance Certificate in Financial Accounting

Diploma Description

Please note that this certificate has been retired and we are no longer accepting new students.

This program is designed to provide the core concepts and principles of financial accounting and reporting. In the four-course Certificate in Financial Accounting, students learn how to prepare financial statements, including statements of cash flow, and how to account for cash, accounts receivable, inventory, fixed assets, and stockholders’ equity.

Upon completion of the program, students have attained a solid working knowledge of:

  • Key elements of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and their application in real-world situations
  • Financial transaction recording and preparation of balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flow
  • Accounting for asset, liability, equity, revenue, and expense accounts that comprise the balance sheet and income statement
  • Financial ratios and other techniques used to analyze financial statements
  • Concepts and principles in related accounting and finance fields, such as auditing, budgeting, taxation, and financial planning

 

This certificate is awarded to students who successfully complete the four courses in the order listed below with a 3.0 GPA.

For more information, please email sps.finance@nyu.edu or call 212-998-7200.

Must be completed within

3 years

You'll Walk Away With

  • Key elements of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and their application in real-world situations
  • Financial transaction recording and preparation of balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flow
  • Accounting for asset, liability, equity, revenue, and expense accounts that comprise the balance sheet and income statement
  • Financial ratios and other techniques used to analyze financial statements
  • Concepts and principles in related accounting and finance fields, such as auditing, budgeting, taxation, and financial planning

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND TRAINING YOU NEED TO START YOUR NEW CAREER

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL INFORMATION IN THE FIELD WITH OPTIONS TO SPECIALIZE IN AN AREA RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS

REQUIRED COURSES

All Courses Required

Financial Accounting

This course provides an introduction to financial accounting and reporting.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Intermediate Accounting: Part I

This course provides the foundation for individuals pursuing a career in accounting and finance.

2020 Fall
1 section

Intermediate Accounting: Part II

This course offers a foundation for individuals pursuing a career in accounting and finance.

2020 Fall
1 section

Financial Statement Analysis

Examine the accounting framework used to analyze and interpret financial statements.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Complete 0

General Admission Requirements

For those who have completed some college Completion of 32 credits with at least 2 years work experience OR 60 credits with no work experience required