Certificate in Accounting

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Certificate in Accounting at the University of Louisville Online

Balance the books of business and life by earning an online Certificate in Accounting

The University of Louisville and School of Accountancy offer an online Certificate in Accounting designed for professionals with various backgrounds who want to pursue careers in public accounting as CPAs, as well as accounting careers in for-profit, not-for-profit and governmental organizations. Typical students arrive from all industries and go on to lead successful careers in public accounting, auditing, banking and financial services, manufacturing, tax preparation, and more.

The program is comprised of seven program accounting courses and four prerequisite courses (33 credit hours), which provides sufficient accounting credit hours to sit for the CPA exam in Kentucky.

Program Value

Start or advance your accounting career and become an expert in the language of business.

  • Learn in a 100% online, flexible environment
  • Prepare to sit for the CPA exam in Kentucky
  • Access courses 24/7 and when it’s most convenient for you
  • Complete the certificate program in 3-4 semesters
  • Connect and network with students in various industries

Career Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of accountants and auditors is expected to grow 11% through 2024, which is 4% faster than the average for all occupations. As of 2015, the median annual salary in this field across all occupations was $67,190, and salaries are expected to rise 2.8% in 2017.

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The University of Louisville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSOC). For more information - www.louisville.edu/accreditation

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*Military Tuition Assistance: Active-duty is defined as "on orders" for 180 days or more.

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