Financial Reporting and Analysis Certificate online

Gain valuable skills quickly as you learn how to produce financial statements and analyze an organization’s economic health. This program provides additional credits for those preparing for the CPA exam.

Apply by: 6/21/22
Start class: 7/11/22

Program Overview

Gain key skills quickly with the Financial Reporting & Analysis Certificate.

$4,275 Total Tuition
As few as 6 months Duration
9* Credit Hours

Learn how to prepare, review, and interpret financial statements. The online Financial Reporting & Analysis Certificate from William Paterson University is a fast way to acquire valuable, career-advancing skills and gain additional credits required to sit for the CPA Exam. Career-relevant courses will expand your ability to analyze the financial health of an organization and guide appropriate decisions and policies.

Explore the accounting practices for private, public, and nonprofit organizations, as you learn the intricacies of preparing income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements. Understand how to assess risk and revenue potential to make data-based credit and investment decisions in this financial reporting certification program.

In this program, you will learn:

  • Specific accounting subjects and how to prepare income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements for business entities
  • Accounting practices for corporations, government, and not-for-profit entities
  • In-depth view of financial statements and techniques to analyze corporate profitability and risk, and making credit and investment decisions
  • Specific accounting subjects and how to prepare income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements for business entities
  • Accounting practices for corporations, government, and not-for-profit entities
  • In-depth view of financial statements and techniques to analyze corporate profitability and risk, and making credit and investment decisions
$4,275 Total Tuition
As few as 6 months Duration
9* Credit Hours

William Paterson University’s Cotsakos College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Tuition

Discover the value of our affordable tuition.

The Financial Reporting & Analysis Certificate online program from William Paterson University features affordable tuition and pay-by-the-course convenience.

Tuition breakdown:

$4,275 Total Tuition
$475 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$4,275 Total Tuition
$475 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

Note these upcoming deadlines.

Ideal for working professionals, William Paterson University online certificate programs are delivered in a flexible format with accelerated coursework and six start dates each year.

Now enrolling:

6/21/22 Apply Date
7/11/22 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Summer I5/16/224/26/225/2/225/10/225/12/227/3/227 weeks
Summer II7/11/226/21/226/27/227/5/227/7/228/28/227 weeks
Fall I9/6/228/16/228/22/228/30/229/1/2210/23/227 weeks

Now enrolling:

6/21/22 Apply Date
7/11/22 Class Starts

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Admissions

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We offer a streamlined admission process for the Financial Reporting & Analysis Certificate online program to help you get started right away. Please read the admission requirements, including what additional materials you need and where you should send them.

The requirements include:

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended

You must meet the following requirements for admission to this certificate online program:

  • Submit online application and $50 application fee
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA OR a master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

Official transcripts, tests scores, and other documents should be sent from the granting institutions to:

Email address: [email protected]

Mail address:

Office of Graduate Admissions and Enrollment Services
William Paterson University
Morrison Hall 102
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ 07470

Courses

Preview the curriculum for the Financial Reporting & Analysis Certificate.

For the Financial Reporting & Analysis online program, you must complete nine credit hours of core courses. All courses are seven weeks in length.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course studies in-depth specific accounting subjects such as assets and liabilities and equity, revenue and expense recognition, accounting changes and error analysis, and preparing income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement for business entities.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course studies in-depth specific accounting subjects such as deferred taxes, pension, leases, business combinations and consolidations, partnership, foreign currency transactions and translation, and accounting for government and not-for-profit entities.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is an in-depth study of the information contained in financial statements and the techniques to analyze corporate profitability and risk, and to make credit and investment decisions.

*While some students will be able to complete the certificate within the stated 9 credits, others will need up to 1.5 additional credits if they did not complete coursework that serves as pre-requisite for the courses in the certificate program.

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