Graduate Certificate in Management Accounting

Pursue leadership roles in the financial sector with a Management Accounting Graduate Certificate.

The Management Accounting Graduate Certificate program at Park University is designed to provide you with the tools you need for a career as a chief financial officer, budget analyst, controller and more. Students in the program will acquire critical skills in financial planning, financial analysis, control mechanisms, decision-making and professional ethics.

Locations & Learning Options

As you earn the Management Accounting Graduate Certificate, you’ll be required to take face-to-face classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus. The certificate requires a minimum of 12 completed credit hours. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework for this degree.

  • Online
  • Downtown Kansas City, MO
  • Austin, TX
  • El Paso, TX
  • Parkville, MO

ACC 510 Accounting Research and Analysis. . . . . . . 3 cr.

ACC 613 Internal Auditing and Control of Mechanisms. . . . . . . . . 3 cr.

ACC 617 Advanced Managerial Accounting Issues. . . . . . . 3 cr.

ACC 626 Management Accounting Leadership –. . . . . . .

Role of the Chief Financial Officer. . . . . . 3 cr.

Total. . . . . . . . . . . 12 cr.

Become a leader in accounting and finance.

At Park University, our management accounting courses are part of the College of Management and will help you gain extensive skills in management accounting concepts, cost accounting, research practices, budget forecasting and leadership. Students will learn to excel in positions that require a high level of comfort and confidence with accounting and finance practices.


Our programs can help prepare you for potential career options including:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Controller
  • Budget Director
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Program Highlights

When you join our Management Accounting Graduate Certificate program, you gain proficiencies that allow you to move beyond staff and public accounting positions. The program is uniquely designed to prepare students without an undergraduate degree in accounting, or a degree from other disciplines, for leadership roles within financial service units.


At Park University, our faculty members are experts in their fields and are committed to helping you advance as a management-level financial professional.


Dr. Jolene A. Lampton

Associate Professor of Management/Accounting

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Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.