Accounting Certificate
Rappahannock Community College

Program Details

The online Accounting Certificate program from Rappahannock Community College is intended to train students for successful careers in the accounting field. Courses covering the areas of payroll accounting, information systems, small business taxes, cost accounting, and computerized accounting prepare graduates for positions such as:

  • ​Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • ​Cash Receipts Clerk
  • Cash Payments Clerk
  • ​Bill & Account Collector


First-time distance learning students are required to attend the Distance Learning Orientation at the beginning of the semester.

  • Completed Virginia Placement Test (VPT) English and math test or qualifying multiple measures for placement
  • Official transcripts from any colleges/universities (other than VCCS colleges) if seeking transfer credit
  • Completed VCCS Transfer Evaluation Request Form designating any VCCS college attended if seeking transfer credit

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Rappahannock Community College is a participant of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). This program may not be authorized in non-member states and territories.