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 18-month Accounting Specialist Fast Track Certificate program, you must complete five courses. To participate in the Fast Track option, enroll in this section, pay for the program (at the discounted Fast Track rate) and you will be automatically enrolled in the courses listed below according to the Fast Track schedule.  

Summer Quarter 2024
June 24, 2024 – September 15, 2024
241ACC506, Accounting for Gov & Non-Profit

Fall Quarter 2024
September 16, 2024 - December 8, 2024
242ACC513, Financial Statement Analysis 

Winter Quarter 2025
January 6, 2025 - March 30, 2025
243ACC552, Ethics in Accounting

Spring Quarter 2025
March 31, 2025 - June 22, 2025
244ACC505, Auditing

Fall Quarter 2025
September 15, 2025 - December 7, 2025
252ACC550, Individual Income Taxation

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: July 8, 2024, 2024. Refunds and/or enrollment transfers will not be approved after this date.