Accounting Certificate
Community College of Allegheny County

Program Details

The online Accounting Certificate program from the Community College of Allegheny County is designed for students with some post secondary educational background seeking entry-level positions in the accounting field or those already employed in the field seeking to enhance their skills. Courses focus on:

  • ​The role and value of accounting in a business organization
  • Entry level accounting skills and current knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • ​Analyzing business transactions and their impact on financial statements
  • ​Solving accounting problems using analysis and critical thinking 
  • ​Utilizing accounting concepts and techniques to make management decisions


This certificate program requires 33-34 credits for completion.

  • High school diploma or GED, or 18 years of age with experience equivalent to a GED
  • Placement test

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education