Take your accounting degree to the next
Managerial Accounting Graduate Certificate (12 - 18 credits)
Take your career to the next level and deepen your accounting skills through Davenport University's managerial accounting graduate certificate. This managerial accounting certificate will also help you prepare to pass the Certified Management Accounting (CMA) exam. You can complete the management accounting certificate as a stand-alone certificate or while taking Master of Business Administration courses.
Earn the managerial accounting degree either Online+ through Davenport’s Global Campus or in-person at our Lansing Campus or W.A. Lettinga Campus in Grand Rapids. You'll learn from experienced faculty who hold key management positions in cost accounting and managerial accounting.
With a graduate certificate in managerial accounting from Davenport, you'll be positioned to exceed employer expectations, transform communities, and earn a higher salary. Employers actively hire graduates of Davenport's managerial financial accounting program because our grads demonstrate the readiness to handle job functions in cost and managerial accounting.
Is a managerial accounting certificate worth it?
As you consider the management accounting certificate at Davenport, you may be wondering, “Is it worth it?” Whether you have an educational background in accounting or not, the graduate certificate in managerial accounting will position you for leadership roles. This online accounting certificate also prepares you to enroll in the MBA in managerial accounting at Davenport — no matter your undergraduate degree.
Explore classes for Davenport’s management accounting certificate
Deepen your accounting knowledge with classes like Accounting Information Systems, CMA Prep Financial Planning, CMA Prep Financial Decision Making and Advanced Financial Management. All courses are taught by experienced faculty who hold key management positions in cost accounting and managerial accounting.
Prerequisite: ACCT640 Managerial Accounting (3 cr) and FINC620 Corporate Finance (3 cr) are required prerequisites that must be completed prior to taking the following courses in the Graduate Certificate in Managerial Accounting.
*ACCT761 and ACCT762 are only offered in a 15-week Online+ format.
Which class should I take? When should I take it?
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Why pursue a graduate certificate in managerial accounting at Davenport?
With Davenport’s managerial accounting graduate certificate program, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of key accounting areas of a company — and you’ll be earning course credits you can apply to the MBA degree. You'll also participate in many managerial financial accounting networking events, such as job fairs, campus-hosted discussion panels and speaker events. Benefit from our emphasis on five key competency areas:
- Financial reporting and decisions
- Planning, budgeting and forecasting
- Performance management
- Cost management
- Internal controls
Experience the Davenport difference:
Credits that apply to our MBA degree
Reap the career benefits of our graduate certificate in managerial accounting now and enjoy the added bonus of course credits you can apply toward Davenport’s MBA degree.
Get to work
Complete your managerial accounting certificate in just one semester and be prepared to become an accounting manager and more.
Learn from experts
Learn from the best in the managerial accounting field — your professors! They are experts with years of real-world experience.
Get started on your managerial accounting graduate certificate
Take the next step toward earning your graduate certificate in managerial accounting at Davenport.