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General Accounting Certificate

Program Details

The online General Accounting Certificate program from Lakeland Community College is designed for students with little or no college background who are interested in pursuing an entry-level position in accounting. Courses explore topics such as:

  • Financial & Managerial Accounting
  • ​Accounting Information Systems
  • ​Financial Analysis Using Spreadsheets
  • Auditing Theory & Practice
  • Business Law

All credits earned can also be applied toward an associate degree in accounting.


  • Official high school transcript or GED
  • College transcript (if applicable)
  • ACT/SAT scores or placement test

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


Lakeland Community College is not authorized to deliver distance education in Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Utah, and Wyoming.