Program Goals and Outcomes

Online accounting certificate program goals and outcomes

The online accounting certificate provides students with the skills to expand existing financial knowledge for a current or future job, or prepare for further education at the undergraduate level. After completing the certificate, students will have earned 31 college credits that can be transferrable to Penn Foster's online Associate Degree in Accounting.

Accounting

Undergrad. Cert. 12-16 mo As low as $89/mo
1-800-471-3232 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

To provide students with the skills to expand existing accounting knowledge for a current or future job, or prepare for further education at the undergraduate level.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Discuss the basic theories, principles, and processes involved in various functional areas
  • Create financial statements that show an understanding of the accounting cycle, are accurate, and comply with generally accepted accounting procedures
  • Explain issues of internal control of cash in balance and cash flow statements and external financial reporting
  • List how to create, organize, and maintain financial records
  • Outline how to assess financial data and make best-practices recommendations to management

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