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 15 month Accounting Specialist Fast Track Certificate Program, you must complete five courses, starting in the beginning of Fall quarter 2022 and completing the end of Fall 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

222ACC513: Financial Statement Analysis

Winter Quarter 2023

Jan 9-April 2, 2023

223ACC552: Ethics in Accounting

Spring Quarter 2023

Apr 3-June 25, 2023

224ACC505: Auditing

Summer Quarter 2023

June 26-Sep 17, 2023

231ACC506: Accounting for Government and Nonprofit Organizations

Fall Quarter 2023

Sep 18-Dec 10, 2023

232ACC550: Individual Income Taxation

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.