Learn Accounting Basics Online in 1 Year

Seton Hill's Online Accounting Certificate is a convenient, affordable way to gain basic accounting knowledge and skills.

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What You’ll LearnBusiness College of Distinction

Upon completion of this program, you will be able to:

  1. Analyze, record and prepare financial statements 
  2. Use accounting software to assist in the compilation, review and analysis of data 
  3. Use analytical tools to analyze variances between budget and actual results
  4. Evaluate and assess the controls used to detect and prevent 
  5. Understand the financial concepts that are fundamental to a business environment

How You’ll Learn

Convenient Online Program FormatOnline Program

The Accounting Certificate is offered completely online. All courses are taught by faculty from Seton Hill’s School of Business.

Manageable Time Commitment

The Accounting Certificate can be completed in three semesters (twelve months). As a student in this program, you’ll take six online eight-week courses created just for busy adults. You can choose to get started in August, October, January or March - whenever it’s most convenient for you. 

Career-Relevant Course Topics

Seton Hill's Online Accounting Certificate Program allows you to add 2 elective courses to the 4 required courses in order to tailor the degree to your personal goals.  Course topics include:High Career Placement Average

  • Accounting Principles
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Data Analytics
  • Principles of Finance
  • Small Business Software
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Federal Taxation of Individuals
  • Corporate Partnership & Non-Profit Tax

Academic, Technology & Career Support 

As a student in Seton Hill’s Online Program, you will also enjoy:

Reduced CostAid Available

This eighteen-credit program is offered for a special reduced rate. While the cost is reduced, you still receive all of the benefits offered to students in Seton Hill's School of Business. 

Use Your Certificate Credits Toward a Degree

If you decide to enroll in a degree program at Seton Hill in the future, the credits earned in this certificate program can be used toward your bachelor's degree. Degree programs that are of interest to students in this certificate program include:

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