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Woods College of Advancing Studies


The accounting certificate program provides a solid foundation, essential skills, and applied experience in an expertise in high demand across public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. The six-course curriculum covers essentials of financial accounting, resource management, business decision-making, and more.

Courses: 6

Career Outlook: Accounting, Resource Management, Financial Analyst


Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:

ADAC 1081 

Financial Accounting
ADAC 3085  Managerial Cost Analysis             
ADAC 3083 Intermediate Accounting I
ADAC XXXX  Federal Taxation 
ADAC 3084  Intermediate Accounting II



Complete one of the following courses:

ADAC 4085 Intermediate Accounting III
ADAC 3500
ADAC XXXX Nonprofit and Public Accounting
ADAC 3125 Financial Statement Analysis 

How to Apply

Below are the official admissions requirements for this program:

  • Online application*
  • Academic transcripts: submit one of the following:
    • Official high school degree
    • Official GED
    • Official college/university transcript
  • Personal Statement (500 - 750 words)
  • Resume (optional)
  • Application fee ($45 check or money order payable to Boston College - Please do not send cash)


Application Deadlines

Applications for Professional Studies Certificates are accepted on a rolling basis. 


*Current Woods College degree students interested in adding a certificate to their plan of study should not use the online application. Declare your certificate here.





The estimated total tuition for this program is $10,536.

Tuition for Woods College programs is assessed by course. Please see Boston College Tuitions and Fees for more details.