Online Accounting Certificate
Grow your accounting knowledge
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- Duration1 year
- Cost per credit$785
- Credit hours12
- No application fee
- Six start dates per year
- Financial aid available
Build on your business expertise with an accounting certificate
The accounting graduate certificate offers students with a degree the opportunity to advance their education and career simultaneously. The coursework includes advanced financial concepts, which can help with CPA exam preparation. Graduate in just one year with the accounting knowledge you need to pursue upper-level positions. Chase your dreams with Brenau.
Gain a credential that will help you stand out in a vital field
With your Certificate in Accounting, you can advance your career and pursue in-demand roles. Accountant and auditor employment is expected to grow 6% between 2021 and 2031, resulting in 81,800 new jobs.1 Brenau’s graduate certificate is valuable if your career path requires you to provide external financial statements for general use by stockholders, creditors and government regulators. Our coursework can also help you prepare for the CPA exam.
Relevant coursework for accounting professionals
12 total credit hours
No matter how you want to use your accounting education, our courses allow you to gain the skills you need for your aspirations.
- AC 722 Advanced Accounting
- AC 724 Corporate Taxation
- AC 725 Fraud Prevention & Internal Control
- AC 739 Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services
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No work experience required
No application fee
The online Certificate in Accounting offers six start dates per year, so you can apply anytime and start your education as soon as possible. With no application fee, you can apply risk-free.Admission Details
We strive to make your education affordable
$785 per credit hour
Financial aid available
By choosing Brenau, you’re investing in education that will set you on a path to a successful career. Along with affordable tuition, you can pursue federal financial aid to make your program even more cost-effective.Tuition Details
What you’ll learn
Our certificate coursework is designed to supplement your existing business knowledge to allow you to expand your accounting career. When you complete the certificate program, you’ll have the expertise you need to be competitive in this growing field and prepare for your CPA exam.
With Brenau’s Certificate in Accounting, you can:
- Work in various managerial accounting and related fields.
- Take additional coursework required for certification exams.
At Brenau, you will learn in small classes, which gives you plenty of opportunities to ask questions and receive one-on-one support from your professors. With flexible scheduling and online delivery, we make education fit into your busy life. Our programs respond to the needs of today’s students, so you’ll receive the education you need to become a leader who makes a difference. From here, you can.Discover Brenau Online
Frequently asked questions
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It will not. The diploma is the same for all graduates, whether their program was completed online or on ground.
While the specifics of each program vary, the admissions process always starts by submitting your application for the program you want to attend. To complete your application file, you’ll need official transcripts, an online application and possibly other documents. Your admissions counselor will help guide you through this process.
Undergraduate students can transfer up to 90 credits to their program. If the student is pursuing their first graduate degree at Brenau, up to six semester hours of coursework taken at another regionally accredited institution of higher education may be appropriately transferred to Brenau as part of the planned program of study with approval from the department chair. If the student has a master’s degree, up to nine hours of graduate credit may transfer with departmental approval. Grading standards of the Brenau program into which the work is transferred will apply.
There are no application fees at Brenau University.
Absolutely! Online programs at Brenau are explicitly designed with busy working professionals in mind, including those with personal and professional responsibilities. The format provides the flexibility you need to succeed in your selected program. From here, you can.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. “Accountants and Auditors.” Retrieved March 9, 2023, from https://www.bls.gov/