Advanced Certificate in Business Accounting Overview

Do you enjoy working with numbers and finances? The Business Accounting program at University of the Potomac is designed to provide students with a broad and thorough understanding of accounting principles. Update your skills and advance your career with a Business Accounting certificate from University of the Potomac.

Earn your Business Accounting certificate online or at our Vienna, Virginia or Washington, D.C. campuses.

If you are interested in a more in-depth understanding of accounting, University of the Potomac also offers an Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Program and an Accounting Associate Degree Program.

Required Courses

  • ACCT 290 Intermediate Accounting I (3 credits)
  • ACCT 306 Intermediate Accounting II (3 credits)
  • ACCT 308 Assurance and Audit Services (3 credits)
  • ACCT 402 Corporate Taxation (3 credits)
  • ACCT 408 Forensic Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 450 Advanced Financial and Tax Accounting (3 credits)

Ready To Apply? Great! Here's What You Need To Do:

  • Complete an admissions interview conducted in person or via online methods.
  • Sign and submit an attestation of high school (or equivalent) completion.
  • Equivalencies include a GED Certificate. Home schooled students must present a diploma that meets the requirements of the state in which it was issued. (Students with non-US credentials please see International Student Admissions Requirements below).
  • Submit a completed application
  • Arrange for official transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended to be submitted to the Office of Records and Registration, University of the Potomac.
  • Submit grade reports or scores from any recognized college equivalency examinations (e.g., CLEP, DANTES, and Advanced Placement).
  • Submit certificates from any corporate education training or professional development programs. (Note: An ACE evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for corporate educational training.)
  • Submit military training documents. (Note: An ACE military evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for military training.)
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