Bookkeeping Diploma
Penn Foster

Program Details

Penn Foster makes it possible for students to earn a Bookkeeping Diploma from home. Individuals complete online courses and should acquire the skills essential to bookkeeping. Students receive hands-on training in preparing a balance sheet, income statement, and ledger.  Students study T account basics, payroll accounting, and accounting systems. Penn Foster’s Bookkeeping Career Diploma includes seven Instruction Sets. These sets aim to implement effective study tools and methods to ensure success in completing a Bookkeeping Diploma.

Students begin by learning how to analyze transactions, balance ledgers, and apply basic accounting principles. Students should learn how to prepare income statements and record cash, credit, and C.O.D. purchases. Maintaining accurate financial records when running a business is necessary. The Bookkeeping program trains students to manually keep accurate records of transactions and checks.

Students may apply online, and after admittance into the program, they are ready to begin courses for a Bookkeeping Diploma.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Penn Foster is accredited by:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, and Penn Foster College have all met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). 

Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited for non-degree granting postsecondary programs, and Penn Foster High School is accredited for grades 9 through adult, by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association for Colleges and Schools.

Penn Foster Career School has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

All Penn Foster programs are affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. military personnel for tuition reimbursement.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Open Admission