3.0 / Lower
The Excelsior College Examination in Managerial Accounting measures knowledge and understanding of material typically taught in a lower-level undergraduate course in managerial accounting. This examination tests for comprehension of basic managerial accounting principles in pursuit of organizational goals and strategies. The exam tests for familiarity with the fundamentals of basic unit costs, cost flow management systems and processes, budgeting and performance measurement, and cost analysis and pricing decisions. Thinking as a manager/accountant, the test taker should be able to identify relevant information and the appropriate methods for analyzing information while working in a financial, global, and ethical environment.
Prepare for the Exam
A practice exam is available for $35: To register for a practice exam you must first register for its corresponding credit-bearing exam.
Register for the Exam
You can register and pay for your exam online. After you register, you will receive an Authorization to Test letter. You'll need to select the 8- or 15-week term in which you'll take your exam.
Pearson charges a test administration fee when you schedule your appointment to test. Additional fees apply for phone transactions (scheduling, rescheduling, and canceling). Visit the Pearson website for the current fee structure.