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 12-month Accounting Principles Fast Track Certificate program, you must complete four courses, starting in Fall 2022 and completing the end of Summer quarter 2023 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.

Fall Quarter 2022

Sep 19-Dec 11, 2022

222ACC501: Principles of Financial Accounting

Winter Quarter 2023

Jan 9-Apr 2, 2023

223ACC504: Intermediate Accounting Part 1

Spring Quarter 2023

Apr 3-June 25, 2023

224ACC507: Intermediate Accounting Part 2

Summer Quarter 2023

June 26-Sep 17, 2023

231ACC503: 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 Bridgette Alvarez, to discuss changes to your Fast Track series of courses.