A certificate is awarded upon completion of the 9 required courses totaling 36 units (or 324 hours of instruction), listed in the Program Schedule each with a letter grade of “C” / "Pass" or better. All requirements must be completed within five (5) years after the student enrolls in their first course. Students not pursuing a certificate are welcome to take as many individual courses as they wish.
The following are suggested prerequisites:
- ECON X400A - Principles of Financial Accounting I
- ECON X400B - Principles of Financial Accounting II
A bachelor's degree is not required.
To become an official candidate in the program, students need only register in one of the courses in the approved curriculum.
Request for Certificate Release
Application Fee $95.00
If all the Certificate requirements have been met, after your request is processed, you will receive an email notification from Parchment with a digital copy of your Certificate. A printed copy will be mailed via regular US Postal Service to the mailing address provided in your PaCE Student Profile 8-10 business days after receipt of the digital copy.
The $95 Certificate Release Fee is non-refundable. This Fee is required in order to receive a copy of your Certificate.
Click here to request your Certificate Release.