Continuing Your Education

Our certification programs provide professional skills for career transition in a variety of public and private business sectors. These programs are intended for those who have an interest in gaining additional knowledge for career transition. Advanced Certificate programs provide a theoretical foundation for working professionals who have completed a minimum of an associate degree.

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 interview with an admissions representative.
  • Submit a completed application.
  • Submit transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended. The College must receive official transcripts within eight weeks of a student’s start date.
  • Submit grade reports or scores from any recognized college equivalency examination. (e.g., CLEP, DANTES, and Advanced Placement).
  • Submit certificates from any corporate education training programs or professional development.1
  • Submit transcript request forms for all colleges attended.2
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1: A student may be required to register with ACE, if official transcripts are not available from his/her company, to determine appropriate credit for corporate training programs.

2: An ACE military evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for military training.

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