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 four courses, starting in Winter 2020 and finishing at the end of Spring 2021, 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.

Winter Quarter 2020:

January 13 - April 5, 2020

193ACC550: Individual Income Taxation

Spring 2020

April 6-June 28, 2020

194ACC505: Auditing

Summer 2020

June 29 - September 20, 2020

201ACC506: Accounting for Government and Non-Profits

Fall 2020

September 21-December 13, 2020

202ACC552: Ethics in Accounting

(Skip Winter 2021)

Spring 2021

April 5, 2021- June 28, 2021

204ACC513: Financial Statement Analysis

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, and you must not have progressed past Module 1 in the course.

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 Michelle Dowling at to discuss changes to your Fast Track series of courses.