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 Summer 2024 and ending in Fall 2025, 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 Quarter 2024
June 24, 2024 – September 15, 2024
241ACC501: Principles of Financial Accounting

Winter Quarter 2025
January 6, 2025 – March 30, 2025
243ACC504: Intermediate Accounting Part 1

Spring Quarter 2025
March 31, 2025 - June 22, 2025
244ACC507: Intermediate Accounting Part 2

Summer Quarter 2025
June 23, 2025 – September 14, 2025
251ACC503 Principles of Cost Accounting

Enrollment Policies

Drop requests (withdraw with a refund) will be approved, less a $100 processing fee, if the request is received within the first two weeks of the course. Click here ( to view complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.

Refund Deadline: 7/8/24. Refunds and/or enrollment transfers will not be approved after this date.

Click here to view complete enrollment policy information including details on drops, refunds, and transfers.