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An academic certificate is a document that demonstrates that an individual has successfully completed predetermined coursework in a given industry or area. It is typically earned in less time than a degree program, but still provides valuable skills that are in high demand by today’s global workforce. Just what is a Certificate in Accounting? This comprehensive course of study allows student… Read more

An academic certificate is a document that demonstrates that an individual has successfully completed predetermined coursework in a given industry or area. It is typically earned in less time than a degree program, but still provides valuable skills that are in high demand by today’s global workforce.

Just what is a Certificate in Accounting? This comprehensive course of study allows students to develop strong quantitative and communicative skills while simultaneously becoming acclimated with accounting ethics and details. Areas of study in such a program often include basic mathematic principles, computer and word processing, business and technical fundamentals, and a thorough review of a variety of computerized accounting applications and software. Accounting assistants are in extremely high demand, and a Certificate in Accounting offers participants the skill set necessary to work in conjunction with CPAs, small businesses, major corporations or as independent contractors, among other areas.

Students who successfully complete an accounting certificate course are prepared for work in a wide range of global positions. They are also generally able to command more money and are often hired over their career competitors without certificates or academic degrees.

The cost of obtaining a Certificate in Accounting varies greatly from school to school and is based on the geographic region through which the certificate program is offered; it’s recommended that interested students contact each individual school or organization of interest for specific tuition information.

Accounting certificate holders are prepared for work across a broad array of global industries. Many go on to find work as accounting assistants, bookkeepers or auditing clerks, while others take on various accounting-related roles within small businesses or major conglomerates. Others find work alongside CPAs or as independent accounting contractors.

If a Certificate in Accounting sounds like something you’d like to hear more about, explore the vast educational opportunities available globally through our extensive database. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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The University of Law Business School Postgraduate
Leeds , United Kingdom +4 More

The PG Cert Global Accounting is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key ... +

The PG Cert Global Accounting is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of global accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in global accounting. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
3 months
English
Campus
 
WU Executive Academy - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Vienna , Austria

Blockchain, Smart Contracts, DAGs, the crypto currency Bitcoin and Satoshi Nakamoto are on everyone's mind - the disruptive side of distributed ledger technology brings innova ... +

Blockchain, Smart Contracts, DAGs, the crypto currency Bitcoin and Satoshi Nakamoto are on everyone's mind - the disruptive side of distributed ledger technology brings innovation to numerous industries and enables new business models. As a participant in the Blockchain short program, you will gain insights into the business models and strategic opportunities and risks of distributed ledger technology. -
Certificate
Full-time
4 days
English
Mar 2021
Campus
 
UC Riverside Extension
Riverside , USA

All organizations regardless of size, type, or industry require the input of financial experts in order to thrive or maintain. Someone with an interest in learning more about ... +

All organizations regardless of size, type, or industry require the input of financial experts in order to thrive or maintain. Someone with an interest in learning more about accounting, like you, will find themselves a necessity to these organizations—but only with the right skill set and knowledge. Whether you plan to pursue an accounting or related degree or are already in financial services but want to move up, giving yourself the foundation to build the right skills and understanding is key to setting yourself up for future success. -
Certificate
Part-time
3 months
English
Online
 

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Fanshawe College
London , Canada

Professional Accounting is a three-semester program that enables students from any undergraduate discipline to complete a graduate certificate in accounting.

Professional Accounting is a three-semester program that enables students from any undergraduate discipline to complete a graduate certificate in accounting. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
Online
 
H-FARM College
Roncade , Italy

Today, cryptocurrency is the buzzword in the financial market. However, managers should have a wider understanding and interest than just cryptocurrency. In this course, you w ... +

Today, cryptocurrency is the buzzword in the financial market. However, managers should have a wider understanding and interest than just cryptocurrency. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of blockchain, and how this new generation of transactional applications come to be built on trust and transparency. -
Certificate
Part-time
6 - 8 weeks
English
Online
 
University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education
USA Online , USA

The Applied Accounting Certificate Program teaches students the accounting standards and principles needed to carry out the fundamental tasks of the accounting occupation – pr ... +

The Applied Accounting Certificate Program teaches students the accounting standards and principles needed to carry out the fundamental tasks of the accounting occupation – providing information to clients by preparing, analyzing, and verifying financial documents. This continuing education program is also designed to meet the accounting subjects educational requirements for students preparing to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination (CPA Exam) without seeking an advanced degree. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Online
 
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Frankfurt , Germany +1 More

Successfully running a development finance institution or making decisions in such institutions requires a profound knowledge of accounting, because accounting is the language ... +

Successfully running a development finance institution or making decisions in such institutions requires a profound knowledge of accounting, because accounting is the language of business. This course will make you familiar with this language. -
Certificate
Part-time
6 months
English
Mar 2021
31 Mar 2021
Online
 
Centennial College
Toronto , Canada

The Centennial College Strategic Management – Accounting Specialization program will allow you to gain a perspective on the organizational techniques required for effectively ... +

The Centennial College Strategic Management – Accounting Specialization program will allow you to gain a perspective on the organizational techniques required for effectively executing strategic decisions and the critical role that managerial leadership plays in the viability and growth of a business. Through the two semesters of Strategic Management - Accounting Specialization courses, you'll also continue to learn and deepen your understanding in the areas of financial accounting, management accounting, taxation, and auditing. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Jan 2021
Online
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam , Malaysia

The Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) was launched by The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in September 2008 in United King ... +

The Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) was launched by The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in September 2008 in United Kingdom (UK) as a new stand-alone business qualification. It provides essential knowledge in the fundamentals of finance, accounting and business, and can be used as an entry route into the ICAEW programme. -
Certificate
Part-time
18 months
English
Campus
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney , Australia

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting is a four-subject introductory course designed to provide a general understanding of accounting and related areas of busine ... +

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting is a four-subject introductory course designed to provide a general understanding of accounting and related areas of business study. It provides foundation knowledge in the areas of accounting, finance, economics and law. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Feb 2021
Campus
 
Brighton College
USA Online , USA

The practice of accounting is one of the oldest and most indispensable professions in business. Accountants are often responsible for producing and reviewing financial records ... +

The practice of accounting is one of the oldest and most indispensable professions in business. Accountants are often responsible for producing and reviewing financial records for their employers, enabling managers and officers to make better, more informed decisions. With Brighton College’s accredited, online programs, the prospect of a stable career as an accountant is at your fingertips. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society
Glasgow , United Kingdom

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is the largest professional accountancy body in the world, and its members work in Practice, Industry, Commerce and i ... +

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is the largest professional accountancy body in the world, and its members work in Practice, Industry, Commerce and in the Public Sector. GCU has received Gold Approved Learning Partner status -
Graduate Certificate
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
The University of Law Business School Online
UK Online , United Kingdom

The PG Cert Global Accounting Online provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an intere ... +

The PG Cert Global Accounting Online provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of global accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in global accounting. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 months
English
Online
 
AUT Business School
Auckland , New Zealand

Students are admitted into the Master of Professional Accounting (provided they meet the admission requirements) and may choose to exit the MPA programme with the certificate ... +

Students are admitted into the Master of Professional Accounting (provided they meet the admission requirements) and may choose to exit the MPA programme with the certificate or diploma if they -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 12 months
English
Campus
 
IPMI International Business School
Jakarta , Indonesia

Globalization has forced everyone to improve themselves as to fulfill the needs of modern management. Accountants need to develop their skills to the level of the world recogn ... +

Globalization has forced everyone to improve themselves as to fulfill the needs of modern management. Accountants need to develop their skills to the level of the world recognize financial and strategic management professional. Therefore, Certified Management Accountant (CMA) is needed to assess business possibilities, grasp opportunities, and shape the organizations’ future. -
Certificate
Full-time
English, Indonesian
Campus
 

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