Accounting Programs and Certificates | Baruch College | CAPS | Continuing and Professional Studies |City University of New York


With courses designed both for seasoned accounting professionals who want to update their knowledge and for those just entering the field, our Accounting programs will help give you the information and preparation you need to succeed in today’s competitive financial world.

Our accounting classes cover critical topics, such as fraud prevention, financial reporting, financial statement analysis, forensic auditing, and regulations (such as Sarbanes-Oxley) that ensure accurate and compliant reporting in the national and international domains. Our Accounting program also provides the basic foundation for those pursuing or continuing a career in Finance and Investments. We offer:

  • A focus on investment, legal, and budgetary decisions critical to starting and running a business.
  • Top-notch training by industry leaders who take you step-by-step through Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and guidelines to help you understand the “story” behind the numbers.
  • Hands-on instruction in an interactive, 25-hour format designed to help you strategically plan your career path, investment decisions, and financial choices.

Baruch College, a business leader located in New York City - the financial capital of the world - has a long tradition of excellence in providing a foundation in standard accounting practices. We continue to remain on the cutting edge of the field—for example, by adding instruction in forensic accounting, fraud, and ethics to our industry-driven curriculum.