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University Certificate in Accounting

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At a Glance

  • Credential: University Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Next Start: Monthly
Athabasca University’s online University Certificate in Accounting is an ideal starting point to develop the skills and knowledge of an accounting professional.

Q: Why take the University Certificate in Accounting?

A:

Completing the University Certificate in Accounting prepares you for AU’s Advanced Certificate in Accounting. Completing both certificates puts you well on your way to earning your Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and many of the courses required to meet CPA requirements.

Q: How long would it take to complete?

A:

Finish this program in as little as 1 year of full-time study, or work at your own pace and take as long as you need. There is no time limit for completion.

Program Overview

Athabasca University’s online University Certificate in Accounting is an ideal starting point to develop the skills and knowledge of an accounting professional. You will gain a basic understanding of technical and theoretical aspects of the accounting field, including

  • financial accounting
  • cost analysis
  • microeconomics
  • macroeconomics
  • commercial law
  • statistics

If you are interested in becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), many of the certificate courses cover the prerequisites required to start pursuing your designation.

Why take the University Certificate in Accounting?

Completing the University Certificate in Accounting prepares you for AU’s Advanced Certificate in Accounting. Completing both certificates puts you well on your way to earning your Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and many of the courses required to meet CPA requirements.

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