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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

UPI Study, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Accounting 210: Managerial Accounting


Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

March 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: master key managerial accounting concepts, including cost behavior, budgeting, standard costing, and variance analysis, and apply these to managerial decision-making; analyze and interpret financial statements to understand an organization's financial health and its implications for strategic decisions; apply various costing methods in diverse business scenarios for effective decision-making and cost control; develop skills in budget preparation and financial forecasting, assessing their impact on organizational performance; and enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills for financial analysis, promoting ethical standards in accounting practices and communication.


The course is self-paced, and instruction is delivered through online video and text lessons. Students are assessed through quizzes, assignments and a proctored final exam. Major topics include essentials of corporate governance in managerial accounting; understanding financial statements and balance sheets; diverse cost classifications in accounting; allocation of manufacturing overhead costs; exploring the job order cost system; the dynamics of process cost systems; delving into activity-based costing; analyzing cost-volume-profit relationships; strategic decision making in managerial accounting; pricing strategies and methods in managerial accounting; comprehensive budgeting in managerial accounting; budgetary control and management; the role of standard costs in managerial accounting; essentials of capital budgeting in managerial accounting; in-depth analysis of cash flow statements; techniques for financial statement analysis; technological tools in managerial accounting.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate/certificate degree category OR in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management, Marketing, CIS, or Administration (1/24).