Charlton offers a number of graduate certificates—in flexible formats: online, blended, and in the classroom.

Advanced business skills for career development

These short, focused academic programs are designed to give working professionals advanced skills in a specialized area.

You must have earned a bachelor's degree to be eligible for admission to one of the graduate certificates. Students may pursue a graduate certificate without matriculation into the MBA program. If you later decide to pursue the MBA, some or all certificate courses may count towards the MBA (if the final grade is B or better).

More information: graduate programs overview

Application requirements

Additional materials required

  • College transcripts
  • Statement of purpose (1- to 2-page essay)
  • Resume

Gainful Employment Disclosure:  Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.

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This 12-credit certificate program is designed to broaden and deepen the accounting knowledge of practicing professionals. It is an excellent way for students to enhance their skills and professional credentials in a competitive global business environment.

Required courses

  • ACT 650: Accounting for Decision Making
  • ACT 670: Financial Statement Analysis
  • ACT 671: Strategic Cost Management
  • ACT 672: International Accounting

Note: In addition to the graduate certificate in accounting, Charlton also offers a one-year (30 credit) bachelor's level certificate program in accounting, for students who have already earned bachelor's degrees in other fields.

 

UMassD Charlton College of Business is AACSB Accredited

Charlton College of Business is proud to have earned the "gold standard" of business school recognition: accreditation by AACSB International.