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An Online Graduate Certificate in Accounting That Can Jump-Start or Enhance Your Education

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Earn Your Online Certificate in Accounting

American Public University (APU) is proud of its track record of providing high-quality online business degree programs to meet the busy schedules of today’s professionals.

The APU Graduate Certificate in Accounting was designed to provide professional development opportunities for mid-career accounting professionals. This online certificate program also offers you the opportunity to fulfill the education requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.*

In APU's Graduate Certificate in Accounting, you will:

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply and synthesize the functional areas of accounting to make sound business decisions.
  • Access, utilize, and evaluate accounting information in business decision-making.
  • Apply accounting methodology, analytical, and critical thinking skills to evaluate information, solve problems and make sound decisions.
  • Develop effective communication skills in various multimedia forms.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of prescribed accounting ethics codes and behaviors.

APU's flexible monthly class start dates can help you to fit a quality education into your busy schedule, and we are accredited by HLC, as is Ohio State, Univ. of Chicago and U.S. Air Force Academy – to name a few. Get started today and apply for APU’s respected Graduate Certificate in Accounting.


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ACBSP Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

ACBSP-Accredited

APU's Graduate Certificate in Accounting has earned specialty accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP®).

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Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

Recognized for Quality

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

Save Time

Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, and professional training. We also consider ACE-evaluated training and credits by exam.

Future-Focused

You have access to our vast network of working professional students and alumni, and our career services team provides continuous assistance.

Real-World Knowledge

You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Your Time to Shine

You always have a front row seat in APU’s online classroom. Master’s degree and graduate certificate classes average 10 students.

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There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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Transfer Credit Evaluation

APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Affordable
Textbooks & Ebooks

Some master's-level courses provide no-cost textbooks to minimize your expenses.

$370
Per Credit Hour

Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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