Online Advanced Accounting Certificate

Earn your Advanced Accounting Certificate online at Champlain College Online and enter this career field with a credential employers will respect. This certificate program is designed for adults interested in obtaining entry-level positions in accounting, or who are looking to increase their basic accounting knowledge for use in an existing position. 

Our online Advanced Accounting Certificate will:

  • Build on the accounting foundation you gained from your introductory accounting courses such as those in the Accounting Certificate, also offered by Champlain College Online
  • Extend the depth and breadth of your understanding of a company's public financial information
  • Expand your ability to gather and organize relevant information to help managers make decisions
  • Explore the federal income tax forms and laws related to business returns and filings with the IRS
  • If you choose to pursue the CPA designation, the Accounting and Advanced Accounting Certificates will provide you a strong preparation for the accounting portions of that exam

Note: Federal financial aid is only available for associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs. Stand-alone certificate programs are ineligible for financial aid.


 Course # Course TitleCredits
ACCT 345 Cost Accounting (10-week course) 3
ACCT 350 Accounting Information Systems 3
ACCT 400 Advanced Accounting (15-week course) 3
ACCT 311 Federal Taxes II (15-week course) 3
ACCT 420 Auditing 3
 Total Credits to Earn This Certificate: 15

* Some courses in this certificate program may have prerequisites. Please click on the course name for a description and prerequisite information. If prerequisites are listed that are not currently part of the certificate program please call an admissions representative at 888-269-6523 for more information.