2021-2022 Catalog Updates

Management Accounting, Graduate Certificate

The Management Accounting Graduate Certificate is aligned with the certified management accountant (CMA), which is a globally recognized accounting certification held by professionals in more than 100 countries. This Graduate Certificate prepares students to become experts in decision support, planning, data analysis, and critical thinking. CMAs bring the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the era of AI, Blockchain, and other technology advances. Students will gain knowledge and skills needed to advance to strategic roles in accounting and finance such as Chief Financial Officers.

In order to apply for the CMA® certification, individuals must pass the CMA® Exam and also must satisfy all other requirements (including but not limited to education, experience and ethics). For more information see: 

Institute of Management Accountants 
10 Paragon Drive, Suite 1 
Montvale, New Jersey 07645-1760 


Admission Requirements

City University of Seattle's graduate admission requirements, found under Admissions in the catalog menu, apply to this program. 

Total Required Credits (15 Credits)

Required Courses

MBA 535Managerial Accounting *


MBA 540Strategic Financial Management *


AC 540Auditing Techniques


AC 501Applied Management Accounting Concepts I


AC 502Applied Management Accounting Concepts II