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Accounting Certificate Programs & Online Accounting Courses

Accountants are typically employed in auditing, bookkeeping, financial advising, tax planning and similar jobs. Becoming a CPA requires that you earn a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and pass the four–part American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) CPA exam. Accounting certificate programs and online accounting courses allow accountants to stay up-to-date and specialize in specific accounting disciplines.



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Glenside, PA

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Aurora, IL

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Azusa, CA

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Earn Your Graduate Certificate in Accounting Online

Your accounting degree prepares you for the CPA exam with classes in auditing, financial accounting, taxation and much more. Accounting certificate programs and online accounting courses are typically concerned with continuing education, which all CPAs must undergo to stay certified. You can earn advanced designations with some graduate–level accounting certificate courses, including the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

In response to recent financial scandals Congress passed the Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), which has made accounting more important by requiring public companies to institute strict internal financial controls and make their bookkeeping more transparent. This has made honest accountants with advanced knowledge of their field more important than ever. The latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data projects that accounting jobs will increase by 10% through 2018, an average pace compared to all other occupations.