Accounting Paraprofessional Proficiency Certificate
Community College of Philadelphia

Program Details

For professionals who may want to add credentials beyond their undergraduate degree, the post-bachelor’s Accounting Proficiency certificate is intended for CPA exam preparation. This certificate targets those with majors outside of accounting. Topics of study include business law, tax accounting, managerial accounting, auditing and more. Successful completion will give you skill sets to work as an accountant, including:

  • Preparation and maintenance of financial records and reports
  • Utilization of accounting software systems and computer technology

Students will progress through courses in sequence, though the online platform gives you the flexibility to fit assignments into your schedule, with 24/7 access to the school’s learning management system.


  • SAT/ACT scores, AP English & Calculus scores, official transcripts, or a placement test taken at the college's main campus.

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, South Dakota