Accounting Certificate
Surry Community College

Program Details

Surry Community College offers the online Accounting Certificate. This program was designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations. Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. 

Topics of study:

  • accounting principles, theories, and practice
  • finance, management, and economics
  • critical thinking skills
  • computer applications
  • financial analysis
  • communications
  • business law
  • ethics


  • Official high school transcript or High School Equivalency scores (students providing proof of an earned associate degree or higher completion from a regionally accredited college or university may request to waive this requirement)
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges