Accounting, Tax and Finance Courses

Serve businesses and taxpayers with vital financial skills. Accounting, financial reporting and tax return preparation services are always in high demand by businesses. Many individuals, too, need tax assistance every year. The University of Georgia offers a large portfolio of accounting, tax preparation, and financial management courses for existing professionals and for those who want to expand their knowledge of specific topics.

University of Georgia classroom courses

(classroom course, Gwinnett campus)
Earn the credential that demonstrates your financial management expertise. Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) is an advanced professional certification awarded by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). This course prepares you for the CMA exams. 

(one-day classroom sessions throughout Georgia)
Prepare for tax season! Get a thorough understanding of this year's most important tax issues for federal returns. A tax expert will review the major trends and changes in the case and regulatory law. 

Online, start anytime courses

(online, start anytime)
You'll study adjusting entries, error correction, bank reconciliation, payrolls, depreciation, inventory, internal controls, and fraud detection.

(online, start anytime)
In this online certificate program, you'll learn to prepare tax returns for individuals, small business corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships.

Online, instructor-led courses

(online, instructor-led)
Get hands-on experience as you learn about accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities.

(online, instructor-led)
Expand on your knowledge of corporate accounting practices. In this course, you'll get a solid understanding of special journals, uncollectible accounts receivable, plant assets, depreciation, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, and other accounting topics.

(online, instructor-led)
This course helps the small to midsized business owner to take control of their business finances by harnessing the power of QuickBooks 2013.

(online, instructor-led) 
Master all the steps for setting up your payroll system. You'll quickly learn how to access IRS information, set up entries for new employees, create checks, pay liabilities, enter employee time, track job cost data — and knock out all those pesky forms you need to file!