Accounting Undergraduate Certificate
Capella University

Program Details

Whether you are preparing for the CPA exam, or want to expand your responsibilities in your current position, consider this online Certificate in Accounting from Capella. The knowledge you acquire in this program will enhance your abilities as a tax specialist, analyst, auditor, or controller. The courses you take in this program, can be applied later to a bachelor’s degree should you decide to pursue another accounting credential. Furthermore, this certificate can also be earned in conjunction with an online bachelor’s in business, preparing you for CPA certification. Courses usually include:

  • Managerial Accounting Principles
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting Topics and Trends
  • Advanced Financial Accounting Topics and Trends
  • Cost Accounting for Planning and Control

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • It is highly recommended that applicants be at least 24 years old; special exceptions may apply.
  • Applicants who do not have any credits eligible for transfer must successfully complete a university-approved reading and writing assessment.