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Explore Advanced Accounting Undergraduate Certificate
Designed for those interested in obtaining entry-level positions in accounting, or who are looking to increase their basic accounting knowledge for use in their current role, Champlain's online accounting certificate provides a deeper dive into the fundamentals of the field.
Build Your Career Future
We understand how important it is for busy working adults to gain knowledge and expertise quickly, which is why our advanced accounting certificate coursework is applicable to the workplace from day one. Whether you've already earned an undergraduate degree or you're currently pursuing your bachelor's degree, an advanced accounting certificate is a great way to earn a credential in the field, get your resume noticed, and demonstrate proficiency in a focused area of knowledge.
Academic Excellence and Recognition
Regionally accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education
Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report
Designated as a Military Friendly School for our commitment to the military community
Named among the top MBA programs by Abound/Colleges of Distinction
Gain New Skills with a Certificate
Accounting careers are expected to see steady growth between 2018 and 2028, with globalization and a growing economy resulting in a high demand for qualified accounting professionals.
*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 2019
Top reasons to pursue a certificate
- Enter a new field
- Build new skills
- Gain knowledge on your way towards a degree
- Differentiate your resume
- Earn a credential
- Demonstrate proficiency in a focused area of learning
Learn more about Champlain's 100% online advanced accounting certificate, designed for working professionals.
Advanced Accounting Online Courses
Champlain's online advanced accounting courses encompass the top skills needed by today's accounting professionals.
In the culminating course for the certificates, students will reframe knowledge and competencies from their certificate into a workable model that is applied through experiential learning models to a professional opportunity. Students will apply these competencies as professional best practice in a project that incorporates relevant research findings from the field.
Graduates of the online advanced accounting certificate program will demonstrate the following industry-specific skills, knowledge, and competencies:
- Build on the accounting foundation you gained from your introductory accounting courses, such as those in Champlain's accounting certificate.
- Extend the depth and breadth of your understanding of a company's public financial information.
- Expand your ability to gather and organize relevant information to help managers make decisions.
- Explore the federal income tax forms and laws related to business returns and filings with the IRS.
If you choose to pursue a CPA designation, the advanced accounting certificate will help prepare you for the accounting portions of that exam.
Champlain College Online's accounting faculty, led by Program Director Dr. Linda Miller, are expert practitioners in the field. Their industry expertise ensures that our advanced accounting certificate curriculum is aligned with the needs of employers, and reflects the skills today’s accounting professionals need for success. Classes led by our seasoned experts will give you real-world insight into the world of accounting, and create a rich community of career-focused learning.
Alumni of the Champlain College Online undergraduate certificate in advanced accounting program work in corporations, small businesses, government organizations, and non-profits nationwide, including:
- Emily Post Institute
- Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
- GE Healthcare
- Marsh Captive Solutions Group
- McCormick & Fitzpatrick
- Park Sterling Bank
- Safe Life Corporation
- Signature Properties of Vermont
Titles our alumni hold include:
- Account Administrator
- Administrative Assistant
- ALP Lead
- Closing Coordinator
- General Accountant
- Individual Taxpayer Advisory Specialist
- Legal Secretary
- Senior Accountant
Tuition & Costs
Continuing your education is an investment in your future. Learn more about our affordable tuition rates.
"I had a two-year degree and knew I would need a bachelor's to advance. I saw that the U.S. Department of Labor projected a high demand for employees in accounting, and Champlain is ranked one of the top schools for accounting, so it was the right fit."
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