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Undergraduate Certificate

Whether your goal is to strengthen your accounting skills or position yourself for a different job, the online Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting from Capella may help you meet your goals. Gain the foundational accounting knowledge to prepare for career opportunities such as accountant, CPA, accounting analyst, auditor or controller. Our enrollment counselors have a wealth of information about how this certificate can help you pursue the career of your choice.

Aligned to industry standards

We partner with employers and the Capella School of Business, Technology and Health Care Administration Advisory Board (SoBTH) to design programs that align to industry standards.

Prepare for modern business accounting

Sharpen your knowledge in finance, control, auditing and taxes in order to assess financial performance and apply accounting principles.

Classes start July 11

Use the code SPRING to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • 8 Core courses

Apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree.

By earning your undergraduate certificate in accounting from Capella University, you will have already completed 25% of the credits toward earning a Capella bachelor’s in business degree with an accounting specialization.

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