Online Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting

If you’re looking to add to your skill set or refine existing accounting knowledge, then consider Penn Foster College's Online Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting. Learn to improve the performance of a business through better understanding of the essentials of accounting and finance. The online accounting certificate can help you prepare for the field at your own pace and is affordable.¹

Why Learn a Certificate in Accounting?

In this Online Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting, you’ll gain working knowledge of skills like managing taxes and accountant books from accounting classes online. In addition, all of the course credits earned with this program are transferable to an Associate of Science Degree in Accounting at Penn Foster College.
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Why Choose Penn Foster College?
At up to $79 per credit, and 3 easy payment plans to choose from, we can help you fit college into your budget.
On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can. Access instructors and coaches through text, phone and email or chat with fellow classmates online.
Prepare for in-demand careers
Prepare for in-demand careers
You can gain the knowledge, skills, and credentials to move toward success along a new or existing career path.
Mobile Friendly
Mobile-Friendly Flexibility
Our 24/7, on-demand learning platform is easy to use – at home or on the go – and you decide when to start and take your classes.
Personalized Goal Tracking
Personalized Goal Tracking
With our progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, you can customize your study and exam schedule to help meet your personal goals.
All-Inclusive Program
Your tuition includes access to instructors and teaching assistants, all of your textbooks, unlimited career support and even a personal Success Coach!
Student Experience
A Customized Learning Experience
With interactive, mobile-friendly courses, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is an online learning experience like no other!
Online Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting Program Course Details
In our Online Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting, you’ll take classes that will teach you basic business concepts, theories, and perspectives. You’ll also hone your math skills while reviewing percentages, discounts, and learning interest formulas.
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Accounting Certificate Tuition
With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your Online Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting today!
I loved that the programs went with me wherever I went. They worked with me.
Erin D.
Certificate in Accounting
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Get started today on your path towards career advancement with Penn Foster College’s Online Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting.

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Related Program From Our Partner School, Ashworth College

Take your current career to the next level or develop new skills with the freedom of self-paced courses offered through our partner school, Ashworth College.

Tax Preparation

Whether you’re pursuing a career in finance, accounting, or starting your own business, developing a deeper understanding of tax preparation can be essential to your bottom line — and peace of mind. Boost your resume or start your own business to help earn additional income preparing taxes with training from our partner school, Ashworth College. Ashworth’s online tax prep classes focus on the essentials of preparing federal tax returns for individuals and businesses. This program will help you prepare to sit for the National Bookkeepers Association Tax Certification Exam and includes the cost of the exam and one practice test — a $150.00 value!

Program Details

Hundreds of leading employers and workforce organizations partner with Penn Foster to attract, develop, and retain talent for today’s in-demand middle skilled occupations.

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¹ The completion of a certificate-level program does not typically qualify a student for employment. Completion of this program may assist students who have previous academic or work related experience improve their chances for promotion or entry-level employment.